Bach - Frohe Hirten / Joyous Shepherds aria from the Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 for Trombone, Flute, optional Cello and Continuo/Piano
Frohe Hirten, also known as Joyous Shepherds is a beautiful aria from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Part II BWV 248. In this excellent edition in the original key by David Fetter, the Flute obligato part has been preserved and a Continuo/Piano part with optional Cello fills in for the orchestra.
Bach’s writing is very special with exceptionally long phrases for both the Trombone & Flute.
This transcription can add a lovely touch to a recital. About 6 minutes in length for moderatley advanced performers.
Arranged by: David Fetter
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