Johannes-Passion, H. 789 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)

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Copyist Otto Ernst Gregorius Schieferlein (1704–1787)
Publisher. Info. Partially Holograph manuscript, 1775/76.
Misc. Notes The Archive of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin (D-Bsa): SA 19
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Work Title Johannes-Passion
Alternative. Title Passion von Ao. 1776; Paßionsmusik über den Ev. Johannes, für 1776
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H. 789; Wq. deest
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICB 299
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 26 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1775/76
First Performance. 1776-02-25 Petrikirche Hamburg
Librettist Unknown
Language German
Dedication Quadragesima Sunday/1st Sunday in Lent (Invocavit)
2nd Sunday in Lent (Reminiscere)
4th Sunday in Lent (Laetare)
5th Sunday in Lent (Judica; "Passion Sunday")
6th Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday (Parasceve)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices: (SATTBB)
Maid (soprano)
Ein Knecht (alto), Ein Diener (alto)
Evangelist (tenor), Peter (tenor), Pilate (tenor)
Jesus (bass)
Mixed Chorus:: (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings, continuo