Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-01-11).  Score information: A4, 43 pages, 2.34 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Scan of Bernhard Todt's piano-vocal score (English and German text)

General Information

Title: Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCantata

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 3 oboes, bassoon, 4 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo

First published: 1868 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 16
Opus: BWV 63, 7 movements
Description: Cantata for the First Day of Christmas, performed in Leipzig 25 December 1723 and possibly in Weimar as early as 1713.

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