Matthäus-Passion, H.790 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1777.
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Bach P 374
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General Information

Work Title Matthäus-Passion
Alternative. Title Passio secundum Matthæum
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Wq. deest; H. 790
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICB 163
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 30 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1776-1777
First Performance. 1777-02-09 Petrikirche Hamburg
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Soloists (SSSATTBB)
First Maid (soprano)
Second Maid (soprano)
Judas (alto)
Witness 1 (alto)
Witness 2 (bass)
Evangelist (tenor)
Peter (tenor)
Pilate (tenor)
Jesus (bass)
High Priest (bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
2 horns, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, bassoon, strings, continuo