Uns ist ein Kind geboren (Johann Kuhnau)

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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-05-03).  Score information: A4, 22 pages, 1.17 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.

General Information

Title: Uns ist ein Kind geboren, BWV 142
Composer: Johann Kuhnau
Lyricist: Erdmann Neumeister

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

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 recorders, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo

First published: 1884 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 40
Opus: BWV 142, 8 movements
Description: Performed in Leipzig for Christmas 1720 during the tenure of Johann Kuhnau, now considered the most probable composer. Once thought to be composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 142).

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