Johannespassion, BWV 245 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Performances

Naxos

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For Voice and Piano

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Coro: O große Lieb (No.3)

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For Organ (Lundberg)

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Aria: Ich folge dir gleichfalls (No.9)

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Aria: 'Ich folge dir gleichfalls mit freudigen Schrillen' (No.10)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Chorus: 'Lasset uns den nicht zerteilen' (No.27b)

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Choral: 'Ach Herr, laß dein lieb’ Engelein' (No.40)

For Organ (Gouin)

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Misc. Notes 4 Settings for organ solo; with a simplified version for „Anfänger“.
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Sheet Music

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Johann Nathanael Bammler (1722-1764)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
Publisher. Info. Part Holograph manuscript, 1739-49
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Copyist Copyist J. S. Bach III
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. Bach P 29
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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 12
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Editor Herman Roth (1882-1938)
Language German / English
Translator John Troutbeck (1832-1899), English text
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Wiener Philharmonischer Verlag, 1920. Plate W.Ph.V 101.
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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie II
Band 4: Johannespassion
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1974. Plate BA 5037.
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1751. (Unknown scribe)
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Misc. Notes Library Signature D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 29
27 pp., 37.5 x 32.5 cm.; Score of BWV 245 (BC D 2e) on paper for BC D 2a.
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Copyist Hermann Kretzschmar (1848–1924)
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1739-1749
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Parts

Version I, BC D 2a (1724)

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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach St 111
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Version II, BC D 2b (1725)

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Version III, BC D 2c (1728-32)

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Version IV, BC d 2d (1749)

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Standard Version, BC D 2e (1739-49)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1890).
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Publisher. Info. Wiesbaden: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1957. Plate Wb. 220.
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Editor Arthur Mendel (1905-1979)
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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie II
Band 4: Johannespassion
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1974. Plate BA 5037.
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Aria: Ich folge dir gleichfalls (No.9)

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Vocal Scores

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Chorus: 'Herr, Herr, unser Herrscher!" (No.1)

For 4 Violins, 2 Violas and 2 Cellos (Bartoli)

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Chorus: 'O große Lieb' (No.3)

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Aria: 'Ich folge dir gleichfalls' (No.9)

For Piano (Willner)

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Publisher. Info. Corona-Collection. J. S. Bach. II Piano Solo C. 332
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Aria: 'Ich folge dir gleichfalls mit freudigen Schrillen' (No.10)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Chorale: 'Wer hat dich so geschlagen' (No.15)

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Chorale: 'In meines Herzens Grunde' (No.26)

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Coro: 'Lasset uns den nicht zerteilen' (No.27b)

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Aria: 'Es ist Vollbracht' (No.30)

For Cello and Piano (Schaab)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: F. E. Grabrecht, n.d. Plate 58.
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Chorus: 'Ruht wohl' (No.39)

For Piano (Willner)

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Arranger Arthur Willner (1881-1959)
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Chorale: 'Ach Herr, laß dein lieb’ Engelein' (No.40)

For Organ (Gouin)

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Misc. Notes 4 Settings for organ solo; with a simplified version for „Anfänger“.
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Libretti

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Editor Frieder Rempp (1942-)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III. Motetten, Choräle, Lieder
Band 2.1. Choräle und geistliche Lieder, Teil 1 (pp.93-97)
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3. As "Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen" (More details) (No.136)
5. As "Vater unser im Himmelreich" (More details) (No.137)
11. As "O Welt, sieh hier dein Leben" (More details) (No.138)
17. As "Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen" (More details) (No.140)
26. As "Valet will ich dir geben" (More details) (No.142)
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General Information

Work Title Johannespassion
Alternative. Title St. John Passion ; Passionsmusik nach dem Evangelisten Johannes ; Passio secundum Joannem
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 245 ; BC D 2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 347
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts, 40 (NBA) or 68 (BWV) numbers
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724, rev.1725, 1728-1732, 1749, 1739-49 (final form, never performed during Bach's lifetime)
First Performance. 1724-04-07 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1831
Librettist Various
Language German
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 oboes d'amore, 2 oboes da caccia
2 violins, 2 violas d'amore, viola, viola da gamba, lute, continuo
(organ or harpsichord, cello, violone, bassoon, "bassono grosso" in 1749 and final versions)
Primary Sources 1st version (Bach Digital)
2nd version (Bach Digital)
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4th version (Bach Digital)
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External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Passions and Oratorios (BWV 244-249) by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • BWV 248 Weihnachts-Oratorium (Psalm 117)
  • BWV 249 Cantata
  • BWV 249/1 Kommt, eilet und laufet
  • BWV 249/2 Oster-Oratorium
  • BWV 249a Entfliehet, verschwindet, entweichet, ihr Sorgen
  • BWV 249b Verjaget, zerstreuet, zerrütet, ihr Sterne