Musicalische Sterbens-Gedancken (Pachelbel, Johann)



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Publisher. Info. TobisNotenarchiv, 2011
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Copyist Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber (1702-1775)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 17 April 1716.
Misc. Notes Moldenhauer Archives, Library of Congress
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General Information

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
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 pieces
1. Christus, der ist mein Leben, P.376
2a. Alle Menschen müssen sterben, P.377a
2b. Alle Menschen müssen sterben, P.377b*
* Spurious, actually by Johann Gottfried Walther
3. Herzilich tut mich verlangen, P.378
4a. Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, P.379**
4b. Freu dich sehr o meine Seele**
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1683 or before
First Publication. 1683
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Locations Items 1-4 also in Vol.4 of Ausgewählte Orgelwerke
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 H.N. Gerber, a student of J.S. Bach dated 17 April 1716.

Misc. Comments

Score and manuscript lost, however, could be reconstructed.