Markuspassion, BWV 247 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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11 more: Flauto traverso 2 • Flauto dolce 1 • Flauto dolce 2 • Oboe 1/Oboe d'amore 1 • Oboe 2/Oboe d'amore 2 • Violins I • Violins II • Viola • Viola di gamba I • Viola di gamba II • Continuo

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General Information

Work Title Markus Passion
Alternative. Title St. Mark's Passion
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 247 ; BWV 247R ; BC D 4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 868
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 50 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1731, rev. 1744
First Performance. 1731-03-23 at the Thomaskirche Leipzig (1st Performance)
1744-03-27 (2nd Performance)
Librettist Christian Friedrich Henrici (1700-1764) [as Picander]
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2.25 hours
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices (Assumed): soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra (Assumed): 2 flute traversos, 2 oboes, 2 oboes d'amore,
2 lutes, strings (2 violins, 2 violas, 2 viola da gambas, continuo (organ))
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article

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Bach's original score is lost. Reconstruction of the last version Markus Passion from the booklet of 1744.