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Sheep may safely graze (Cantata BWV 208) by J. S. Bach. Sheet music for Flute, page 1.

J. S. Bach - Sheep may safely graze (Cantata BWV 208)

Sheet music for flute

Alt. Title: Schafe können sicher weiden
Info: "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd" (The lively hunt is all my heart's desire), BWV 208, also known as the Hunting Cantata, is a secular cantata composed by J. S. Bach for the 31st birthday of Duke Christian of Saxe-Weissenfels on 23 February 1713. The aria "Schafe können sicher weiden" ("Sheep May Safely Graze"), is the most familiar part of this cantata. This piece have several arrangements, the piano arrangement by Mary Howe is the most famous.
Opus number: BWV 208, No. 8
Date: 1713
Artist: Johann Sebastian Bach
Born: 21 March 1685 , Eisenach
Died: 28 July 1750 , Leipzig
The artist: One of the greatest composers of all time. Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as well as many other instruments. He spent most of his life as a church organist and a choir director. His music combines profound expression with clever musico-mathematical feats, like fugues and cannons in which the same melody is played against itself in various ways.
Instrument: Flute
Key: Bb major
Range: F4 - Ab5
Time signature: 4/4
Tempo: 60 BPM
Duration: 4:01
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Easy
Style: Classical

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