Markus-Passion Pasticcio, BC D 5a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Authorship Note
Formerly attributed to Reinhard Keiser (1674-1739), now to Friedrich Nicolaus Bruhns (1637-1718). Arranged by Bach for a performance in Weimar.
Bach's additions: BWV deest (NBA Serie II:2), BWV deest (NBA Serie II:3)

Sheet Music


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Copyist Johann Martin Schubart (1690-1721)
Anon. W. 3
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1713).
Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1713) (partial)
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): (1).
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General Information

Work Title Markus-Passion pasticcio (Weimarer Fassung)
Alternative. Title Passio Christi Secundum Marcum à5 Strom. 4 Voci di Sigre R. Keiser
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV deest; BC D 5a; VBN I/K/1
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 32 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1713 (or 1-2 years earlier)
First Performance. 1713 Schloßkapelle "Weg zu Himmelsburg" Weimar
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 75-80 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Vocal Soloists
soprano, alto, tenor, bass
Mixed Chorus: (SATB)
2 oboes (possible), strings, continuo
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