Lukaspassion, BWV 246 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: Dein Leib, das Manna meiner Seele

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Aria: Dein Leib, das Manna meiner Seele

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General Information

Work Title St. Luke Passion
Alternative. Title St. Lukas Passion
Passio Domini nosteri Jesu Christi secundum Lucam
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 246 (Anh.II/30) ; BC.D6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 78 Movements (104 BGA numbering) in 2 sections
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1730?
First Performance. 7 April 1730 Nikolaikirche Leipzig, rep. 1735-04-08 Nikolaikriche Leipzig, 1745-04-16 Nikolaikirche Leipzig (with BWV 246/40a (BWV 246/48a in BGA) [newly-composed by Bach] replacing Nr. 40 (Nr. 48 in BGA))
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 transverse flutes, 2 oboes, taille, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, cello, organ, continuo

Misc. Comments

The consensus today is that this composition is the work of another composer, copied out and performed (but not composed) by Bach. The work is usually attributed to Johann Melchior Molter (1696–1765), but this attribution too is doubtful. [1]

Passions and Oratorios (BWV 244-249) by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • BWV 248 Weihnachts-Oratorium (Psalm 117)
  • BWV 249 Cantata
  • BWV 249/1 Kommt, eilet und laufet
  • BWV 249/2 Oster-Oratorium
  • BWV 249a Entfliehet, verschwindet, entweichet, ihr Sorgen
  • BWV 249b Verjaget, zerstreuet, zerrütet, ihr Sterne