Markus-Passion, H.787 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)

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Copyist Otto Ernst Gregorius Schieferlein (1704–1787)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1773/74.
Misc. Notes The Archive of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin (D-Bsa): SA 24
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Work Title Markus-Passion
Alternative. Title Passio secundum Marcum; O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden; Passio secundum Marcum Anno 1774
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H. 787; Wq. deest
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICB 300
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 30 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1773/74
First Performance. 1774-02-20 Petrikirche Hamburg
Librettist Unknown Librettist
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)
1st Maid (soprano), 2nd Maid (soprano)
Judas (alto), A Jew (alto)
Evangelist (tenor), Peter (tenor), Pilate (tenor), 1st False Witness (tenor)
Jesus (bass), 2nd False Witness (bass), High Priest (bass)
Mixed Chorus: (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 horns, violoncello solo, strings, continuo