Johannes-Passion, H.785 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)

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Copyist Otto Ernst Gregorius Schieferlein (1704–1787)
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.[1772].
Misc. Notes The Archive of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin (D-Bsa): SA 4657
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General Information

Work Title Johannes-Passion
Alternative. Title St. John Passion; Johannes-Passion 1772; Passio secundum Joannem; Passions-Music. 1772.
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.785
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICB 275
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 24 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1771-72
First Performance. 1772-03-08, Petrikirche Hamburg
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 60 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Soloists (SSTTBB)
Maid, ripieno (sopranos)
Evangelist, Peter, Pilate (tenors)
Jesus, ein Knecht, ein Diener (basses)
Chorus (SATB)
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 violins, 2 cellos, strings, continuo
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