Markus-Passion Pasticcio, BC D 5b (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Authorship Note
Formerly attributed to Reinhard Keiser (1674-1739), now to Friedrich Nicolaus Bruhns (1637-1718). Arranged by Bach for a 1726 Leipzig performance
Bach's additions: BWV 500a, BWV 1084, BWV deest (NBA Serie II:4)

Sheet Music


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Copyist Johann Heinrich Bach (1707-1783)
Christian Gottlob Meißner (1707-1760)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1726).
Holograph manuscript, 1726 - partial
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. 11471 (1).
Missing 1-2 Vl, 1-2 Vla.
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General Information

Work Title Markus-Passion pasticcio (1. Leipziger Fassung)
Alternative. Title Passio Christi Secundum Marcum* à 5 Strom. 4 Voci di Sigre R. Keiser
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV deest ; BC D 5b ; VBN I/K/1
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 33 Movements in 2 Parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1726
First Performance. 1726-04-19 in Leipzig, Nikolaikirche
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 73-75 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Vocal Soloists
soprano, alto, 2 tenors, bass
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
2 oboes (possible), strings, continuo
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