Musicalische Vorstellung einiger biblischer Historien (Kuhnau, Johann)

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4 more: Complete Score, Suonata seconda. Saul malinconico e trastullato per mezzo della Musica • Complete Score, Suonata terza. Il Maritaggio di Giacomo • Complete Score, Suonata quinta. Gideon Salvadore del Populo d'Israel • Incomplete Score, Suonata Sexta. La Tomba di Giacob

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1705-1713 or later).
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Misc. Notes Leipziger Stadtbibliothek (DLEm): Becker III.8.4
Two sonatas incomplete; Sonata IV not included.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Immanuel Tietzen, 1710
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Editor Karl Päsler (1863-1942)
Publisher. Info. Denkmäler deutscher Tonkunst, Erste Folge; Bd.IV: Klavierwerke (pp.117-77)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1901. Plate D.D.T. IV.
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6 more: Sonata I: Der Streit zwischen David und Goliath • Sonata II: Der von David vermittelst der Music curirte Saul • Sonata III: Jacobs Heyrath • Sonata IV: Der todtkrancke und wieder gesunde Hiskias • Sonata V: Der Heyland Israelis, Gideon • Sonata VI: Jacobs Tod und Begräbniß

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Editor Karl Päsler (1863-1942)
Publisher. Info. Denkmäler deutscher Tonkunst, Erste Folge; Bd.IV: Klavierwerke (pp.117-77)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1901. Plate D.D.T. IV.
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Work Title Muscalische Vorstellung einiger biblischer Historien
Alternative. Title Biblische Historien / In 6. Sonaten / Auff dem Claviere zu spielen
Composer Kuhnau, Johann
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 sonatas:
Sonata I: Der Streit zwischen David und Goliath (C major)
Sonata II: Der von David vermittelst der Music curirte Saul (G Dorian mode)
Sonata III: Jacobs Heyrath (G major)
Sonata IV: Der todtkrancke und wieder gesunde Hiskias (C Dorian mode)
Sonata V: Der Heyland Israelis, Gideon (F major)
Sonata VI: Jacobs Tod und Begräbniß (E major)
First Publication. 1700 - Leipzig: Immanuel Tietzen
Dedication Lic. Heinrich Christoph Hammermüllern, Bailiff at Altenburg
Average DurationAvg. Duration 71:27 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
Primary Sources D-LEm Becker III.8.4; D-LEm Becker III.8.4; D-LEm Becker III.8.4; D-LEm Becker III.8.4; D-LEm Becker III.8.4

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Important examples of early program music based on biblical stories.