Markus-Passion, H.791 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)

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Copyist Otto Ernst Gregorius Schieferlein (1704–1787)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1778).
Misc. Notes The Archive of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin (D-Bsa): SA 26
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Work Title Markus-Passion
Alternative. Title St. Mark Passion; Passio secundum Marcum; TU: Paßsion von 1778 nach dem Ev. Marco.; Paßion von 1778 nach dem Hl. Marco.
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.791
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICB 273
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 33 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1777-78
First Performance. 1778/03/08 in Petrikirche, Hamburg
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 54 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, cello, strings, continuo