Christus, der ist mein Leben, BWV 282 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2020-11-06)  CPDL #61217:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-11-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, 1787, no. 315. Three stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Christus. der ist mein Leben
Composer: Melchior Vulpius
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 76. 76

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1609
    2nd published: 1787 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 4, no. 315
    3rd published: 1892 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 39
    4th published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 47
Opus: BWV 282
Description: Interesting chords: e.g., the Fm6/C in measure 9.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Christus, der ist mein Leben.