Matthäus-Passion, H.782 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)



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Work Title Matthäus-Passion
Alternative. Title Passions = Music von C.P.E. Bach
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Wq. deest; H. 782
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 36 Movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1768/1769
First Performance. 1769-02-05 Petrikirche, Hamburg
Librettist Anna Luise Karsch (1722-1791),
Johann Joachim Eschenburg (1743-1820)
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 101 mins, 57 secs
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Vocal - Soloists (2 sopranos, alto, tenor, 2 basses), Chorus (SATB (Movement 2 SSATB))
Orchestra - 2 horns (F/E), timpani, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 violoncelli, strings, continuo