‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’

There’s hardly anyone here this morning. Well, look at the weather. Maybe everybody just went back to bed. Wish I could.

But! Maybe one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever composed will get the ball rolling, and some entries submitted to our carol contest: Jesus, Joy of Men’s Desiring by Johann Sebastian Bach, sung by the Edinburgh Singers.

‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’

No hymn requests having come in overnight, I offer this today, one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by the Wedding String Quartet.

Don’t forget the Christmas Carol Contest! Currently there are two carols tied for the lead with 18 views each.

‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’

I usually save this for around Christmas-time; but I think we need it this week, too. Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, by Johann Sebastian Bach–surely one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written, excellent for glorifying God. Performed here by Celtic Woman.

‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’

I’ve never heard a more beautiful piece of music than this–Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, by Johann Sebastian Bach. This performance is by St. George’s Singers, with an oboe solo.

‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’

We can’t let Christmas come or go without posting this, one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever composed: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by the New London Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting, and the Norman Luboff Choir.

By Special Request, ‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’

This may be the most beautiful piece of music ever written–Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, by Johann Sebastian Bach. Sung here by Josh Groban, and requested by Erlene.

We usually hear this hymn around Christmas; but there is no day on the calendar when Jesus Christ is not our Savior and our King.

‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’ (with Lyrics)

I promised I’d provide the lyrics, the next time I posted this hymn, so here we are–J.S. Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. Orchestra conducted by Leopold Stokowski. Thanks to “Spadecaller” for putting together this lively video.

‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’

I almost turned away from this, when I realized no one was going to sing; but the sheer beauty of the music, composed for the glory of God, kept me here: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, by J.S. Bach, performed by the Wedding String Quartet.

‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’

It would be remiss of me not to post this at Christmastime, one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written, and written to the glory of the Lord–Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, by J.S. Bach. The rendition by Celtic Woman is a little over-produced visually, for my taste–but the sound! If this doesn’t stir your soul, I don’t know what will.

By Request, ‘Jesu, Joy of Men’s Desiring’

One of the most beautiful pieces of music ever composed, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, by Johann Sebastian Bach. Instrumental guitar rendition by Rick Foster; requested by Joshua. Second to none.