Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

St. John passion [second version] BWV 245; BC D 2b; BWV 245.2

Passion (Good Friday)

S solo, A solo, T solo, B solo, S, A, T, B, Flauto traverso I, Flauto traverso II, Oboe I, Oboe II, Oboe da caccia I, Oboe da caccia II, Violino I, Violino II, Viola, Viola da gamba, Basso continuo (Violoncello, Violone, Cembalo, Organo)
Early performances
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 245/Choralsätze ChS
Differences from the NBA version:
mvt. 1 = BWV 244/29 (in E flat major); insertion after mvt. 11: aria "Himmel reiße, Welt erhebe" (BWV 245a); mvt. 13: aria "Zerschmettert mich, ihr Felsen und ihr Hügel" (BWV 245b); mvt. 19: arioso "Ach, windet euch nciht so, geplagte Seelen" (BWV 245c); mvt. 20 is missing; mvt. 40 = BWV 23/4.

The movements 12c and 33 contain passages of St Matthew (Mt. 26,75 and Mt 27,51).
Link to lyrics
NBA II/4, S. 167 (Arthur Mendel, 1973) – Critical report (1974), S. 22
D-B 10072-7
D-B Bach P 25 [Original source]
D-B Bach P 28 [Original source]
D-B Bach P 70, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Bach P 469, Faszikel 1
D-B Bach P 1021
D-B Bach P 1159/X, Faszikel 3
D-Bsa SA 18
D-B Bach St 16, Faszikel 2 [Original source]
D-B Bach St 110, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Bach St 111, Faszikel 2 [Original source]
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 23/4, Partitur
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