Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Publisher. Info. Composer’s manuscript, n.d.(1733/1749). Mus. ms. Bach P 180
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1733-49)
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach P 180.
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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 6
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Editor Hermann Kretzschmar (1848–1924)
Publisher. Info. Composer’s manuscript, n.d. (1733/1749). P 180
Reprinted Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 44
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. Plates Orch.B. 1095-99
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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach Ausgabe, Ser.II, Vol.1
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Missa (Kyrie and Gloria)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(18th century)
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Arranger Gustav Rösler (1819-1882), piano reduction
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. Plate 8246.
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, 1908. n.p.
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Misc. Notes Foreword by Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900), 1886; and F.G. Edwards, 1907
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Crucifixus

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For Organ (Legrand)

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Publisher. Info. Corona-Collection. J. S. Bach. II Piano Solo C. 332
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For Piano solo (Liszt)
See: Variationen über das Motiv von Bach, S.180, by Franz Liszt

Kyrie

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Gloria

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Cum Santo Spiritu

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Aria: Agnus Dei

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General Information

Work Title Mass in B minor
Alternative. Title The Great Catholic Mass
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 232 ; BC.E1
Key B major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 sections
  • I. Missa (Kyrie & Gloria)
  • II. Symbolum Nicenum (Credo)
  • III. Sanctus
  • IV. Osanna, Benedictus, Agnus Dei et Dona nobis pacem
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1748-49 (August to October)
First Performance. 1733-07-23(?) - actually no evidence of work being performed.
First Publication. 1833 - Bonn: Simrock (Kyrie and Gloria only)
1845 - Bonn: Simrock (complete)
Language Latin, Greek
Average DurationAvg. Duration 135 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Solo Voices
2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass
Mixed Chorus (SSAATTBB)
Orchestra
2 flutes, 3 oboes/2 oboes d’amore (A), 2 bassoons
horn (D), 3 trumpets (D), timpani, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach.de (German)
Bach-Cantatas.com
Mass in B minor - scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information Chronology, Parodies, etc.

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Masses and Magnificats by Johann Sebastian Bach