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"concert master"; in Bach's day this responsibility often included directing the ensemble in addition to playing in it.
Statement of a motive or melody in rhythmic proportions longer than the original
German poetic form consisting of three stanzas, each stanza beginning with two Stollen followed by an Abgesang. When set to music, this type of poetry yields a two-part schematic (AAB) in which the repeating section "A" is called the Stollen and the non-repeating section "B" the Abgesang. This form is employed in most chorales a [..]
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