J. S. Bach: Schemelli Gesangbuch 1736 - 6 Songs From A.M.Bach Piano Book 1725
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Schemelli Song Book 1736 and six lieder from the Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach 1725 for High voice BWV 439-507/511-514,516,517 in the original keys for high Voice, Piano, Harpsichord and Organ.
Georg Christian Schemelli was a musician and pupil of the Thomasschule at Leipzig from 1695. His only known publication, the Musicalisches Gesangbuch, popularly referred to as the Schemelli Songbook, was printed and published in Leipzig in 1736 and contains the texts of 954 hymns giving melody, figured bass, and first verse or text incipit for 69 of these. J.S. Bach seems to have acted as musical consultant for the project. In the preface the compiler states that the tunes in his book were partly newly composed, partly improved, by J.S. Bach. This is borne out by the presence of J.S. Bach's hand in the reproduction engravings from the collection, either throughout a given setting, in the bass only, or in isolated passages in the bass.