Jesu, deine Passion (Wolf, Ernst Wilhelm)



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Copyist Anonymous copyist (Hamburger Berufskopist)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1810).
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. 23262
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General Information

Work Title Passions-Oratorium (composer's title)
Alternative. Title Jesu, deine Passion ; Title-page transcription
Passions=Oratorium / in Music gesezt / von / den Herrn Capellmeister / Ernst Wilhelm Wolf. / die Poesie ist von den Herrn / Magister Schmidt
Composer Wolf, Ernst Wilhelm
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Bach-Inc.1
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEW 3
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 18 movements (in 2 parts)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1756 ca.
Librettist 'Magister Schmidt'
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 80 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings, continuo

Misc. Comments

Recorded by cpo (2017, released in 2018). From the Musicweb review: "Wolf called his work simply Passions-Oratorium, but, to distinguish it from other Passion oratorios, it is normally named after the first line of the chorale that opens the work".