Musicalische Sterbens-Gedancken (Pachelbel, Johann)

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Editor Max Seiffert (1868-1948)
Publisher. Info. Denkmäler deutscher Tonkunst, Zweite Folge:
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Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1901-02. Plate D.d.T.i.B. II/1.
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Copyist Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber (1702-1775)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 17 April 1716.
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Work Title Musicalische Sterbens-Gedancken
Alternative. Title Musical Thoughts on Death/Dying
Composer Pachelbel, Johann
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. P 376-379 ; T 81-84 ; WPC 123-126
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 pieces
1. Christus, der ist mein Leben, Choral mit 12 Variationen in G Mixolydian mode, P.376
2a. Alle Menschen müssen sterben, Choral mit 8 Variationen in D major, P.377a
2b. Alle Menschen müssen sterben, Choral mit 5 Variationen in D major, P.377b*
* Spurious, actually by Johann Gottfried Walther
3. Hertzlich thut mich verlangen, Choral mit 7 Variationen in C Ionian mode, P.378
4a. Was Gott thut, das ist wol gethan, Choral mit 9 Variationen in G Mixolydian mode, P.379**
4b. Freu dich sehr o meine Seele, Choral mit 12 Variationibus in G major**
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1683
First Publication. 1683
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Organ
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Locations Items 1-4 also in Karl Matthaei's 1936 collection Sieben Choralpartiten
Extra Information **No.4a was long believed to be actual conclusion of collection. Recent research, however, now puts No.4b as actual conclusion. This was found in manuscript copy by Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, a student of Johann Sebastian Bach dated 17 April 1716.


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Score and manuscript lost, however, could be reconstructed.