Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

St Matthew Passion (early version) BWV 244.1; BWV 244b; BC D 3a

Passion (Good Friday)


Scoring
S (in ripieno);
Choir I: S solo, A solo, T solo, B solo, S, A, T, B; traverse flute I, II, oboe / oboe d'amore / oboe da caccia I, II, violin I, violin II, viola, lute;
Choir II: S, A, T, B; traverse flute I, II; oboe / oboe d'amore I, II, violin I, violin II, viola;
Basso continuo
Early performances
relation to other works:
 BWVBC F
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 244/Choralsätze ChS
Comment
differences to BWV 244 (in the copy by Farlau): movement 17 missing; mvt. 19: Traverse flutes instead of Recorder; mvt. 29: Chorale "Jesum lass ich nicht von mir"; mvt. 30: B solo instead A solo; mvt. 56 and 57: Laute instead of Viola da gamba.
Lyrics
C. F. Henrici referred to as Picander
Edition
NBA II/5b, S. 3 (Andreas Glöckner, 2004) –
Sources
D-B Am.B 6
D-B Am.B 7
D-B Am.B 18-21, Faszikel 4
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 26, Faszikel 1
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 26, Faszikel 2
D-Bsa SA 4658
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 117 [Original source]
DK-Kk mu 9404.2681 Weyses Samling (C I, 615)
D-SAHr (o. Sign.) BWV 244
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 244b, Stimmen
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Last changed
2018-07-07 : 04:48:41