C.P.E. Bach: St. Matthew Passion - 1769

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  • Composer: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
  • Format: Vocal Score
  • Instrumentation (this edition): Piano Reduction, SATB Choir
  • Originally for: SATB Choir, Orchestra
  • Work: St. Matthew Passion (1769), H 782
  • Work Language: German
  • ISMN: 9790007142377
  • Size: 7.5 x 10.6 inches
  • Pages: 136
  • Urtext / Critical Edition


No other Passion of Bach's is as unusually ambitious as his first work in this genre; and none of his other Passions has such a high proportion of original compositions by C.P.E. Bach himself; only the chorales and a few turba choruses were written by his father. The only Passion by Bach's son, his setting of the Matthew Passion of 1769 is a full-length work.