Christus, der ist mein Leben (Chorale), BWV 281 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2002-10-22)  CPDL #04116:     
Editor: Claudio Macchi (submitted 2002-10-22).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 56 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: BWV 281
  • (Posted 2005-08-20)  CPDL #09161:  Network.png
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2005-08-20).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 96 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:

General Information

Title: Christus, der ist mein Leben (Chorale)
Composer: Melchior Vulpius
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Anonymous

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

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1609
    2nd published: 1784 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 1, no. 7
    3rd published: 1892 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 39
    4th published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 46
Opus: BWV 281

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Original text and translations

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