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

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1769
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Misc. Notes The Archive of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin (D-Bsa): SA 5155
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1769
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach P 70 (1)
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Copyist Johann Heinrich Michel (1739-1810)
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1769.
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Misc. Notes The Archive of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin (D-Bsa): SA 18
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Copyist Otto Ernst Gregorius Schieferlein (1704–1787)
Johann Heinrich Michel (1739-1810)
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Copyist Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758–1832)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1825.-05-14
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Work Title Matthäus-Passion
Alternative. Title Passions = Music von C.P.E. Bach
Libretto Title Page: JESU Leiden und Tod nach dem heil. Evangelisten Matthäo, mit einigen Betrachtungen, zur Fastenzeit 1769 in den Hamburgischen Kirchen nach Bachischer Musik abgesungen.
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Wq. deest; H. 782
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICB 161
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 36 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1768-69
First Performance. 1769-02-05 in Petrikirche, Hamburg
Librettist Anna Luise Karsch (1722-1791),
Johann Joachim Eschenburg (1743-1820)
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 102 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices: 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, 2 basses; mixed chorus (SATB (movement 2 SSATB))
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns (F/E), timpani, 2 cellos, strings, continuo
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