Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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 36. Fallt mit Loben, fallt mit Danken
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 42. Jesus richte mein Beginnen
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 43. Ehre sei dir Gott gesungen
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 54. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
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 64. Nun seid Ihr wohl gerochen
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Fritz Brodersen

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Aria: Bereite dich, Zion (No.4)

For Organ solo (Bækgaard)

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wrshannon (2012/2/22)

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Peter Bækgaard

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Peter Bækgaard

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Sinfonia (No.10)

For 8 Recorders (Tennent)

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Rdtennent (2014/12/3)

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Photoscore

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R.D. Tennent

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Transposed to C major. These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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For 4 Recorders (Olschewski)

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Teddymax (2013/9/28)

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Finale 2011

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Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (No.17)

For 4 Recorders (Mondrup)

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Reccmo (2014/12/13)

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Christian Mondrup

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Christian Mondrup

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Chorus: Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben (No.54)

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Adatec (2016/1/24)

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Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier (No.59)

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Reccmo (2012/4/30)

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MIDI

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Altena: Jürgen Knuth

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Sheet Music

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Complete

 Cover pages
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 I. Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage
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 II. Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend
#139157 - 17.00MB, 24 pp. -  6.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13- V/V/V - 5705x

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 III. Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen
#139158 - 14.19MB, 20 pp. -  7.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13- V/V/V - 3746x

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 IV. Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
#139159 - 17.24MB, 24 pp. -  8.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (12- V/V/V - 3965x

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 V. Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen
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 VI. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
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TN-Bach, JS, Christmas Or, BWV 248, Autogr.bachdig850,Part1.jpg
Copyist:

Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758-1832), cover pages (index)

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Holograph manuscript, 1734

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Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach P 32.

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 Complete Score
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 I. Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage
#02419 - 4.41MB, 50 pp. -  5.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (29- V/V/V - 21228x

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 II. Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend
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 III. Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen
#02421 - 3.03MB, 33 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (10- V/V/V - 6053x

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 IV. Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
#02422 - 3.63MB, 43 pp. -  6.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 5959x

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 V. Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen
#02423 - 3.63MB, 37 pp. -  7.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 4792x

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 VI. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
#02424 - 5.30MB, 59 pp. -  6.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 5391x

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Carolus (2006/12/19)

Bach-BWV0248FS.pdf
Editor:

Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892)

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 5
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1856. Plate B.W. V (2).

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PMLP06314-BGA44 28.pdf
Copyist:

Hermann Kretzschmar (1848-1924)

Publisher Info.:

Autograph manuscript, n.d.

Reprinted:

Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 44
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1895. Plate B.W. XLIV.

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 36. Fallt mit Loben, fallt mit Danken
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 42. Jesus richte mein Beginnen
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 43. Ehre sei dir Gott gesungen
#208627 - 0.31MB, 34 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- !N/!N/!N - 1715x

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 54. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
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 64. Nun seid Ihr wohl gerochen
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Jeko89 (2012/4/22)

 Engraving files (Capella)
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Jeko89 (2012/4/22)

WIMA.8b5c-01 Partitur.pdf
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 Flute 1, 2
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 Oboe 1, 2 (both also Oboe d'amore in A, Oboe da caccia in F)
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 Bassoon 1, 2
#56513 - 2.86MB, 28 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 4042x

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 Horn 1, 2 (F)
#56514 - 0.43MB, 6 (3, 3) pp. -  3.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 4679x

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 Trumpet 1, 2, 3 (D)
#56515 - 1.18MB, 14 (6, 4, 4) pp. -  6.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 12149x

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 Timpani
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 Violins I
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 Violins II
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 Violas
#56519 - 1.93MB, 22 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 4876x

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 Cellos and Basses
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 Continuo (Harpsichord)
#56521 - 10.48MB, 92 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 7811x

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 Organ
#56522 - 2.47MB, 22 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 5913x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/19)

PMLP06314-Bach-BWV0248.Flute.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. Plate Orch-Bibl. 2514

Reprinted:

New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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 Flute 1 (EU)
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 Flute 2 (EU)
#352409 - 0.56MB, 12 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- C*/57*/V* - 449x

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 Oboe 1 (EU)
#352410 - 3.14MB, 58 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- C*/57*/V* - 830x

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 Oboe 2 (EU)
#352411 - 1.96MB, 39 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- C*/57*/V* - 500x

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 Oboe da caccia 1 (EU)
#352412 - 0.30MB, 7 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- C*/57*/V* - 515x

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 Oboe da caccia 2 (EU)
#352413 - 0.28MB, 7 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- C*/57*/V* - 410x

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 English Horn (EU)
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 Corno da caccia 1 (EU)
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 Corno da caccia 2 (EU)
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 Trumpet 1 (EU)
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 Trumpet 2 (EU)
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 Trumpet 3 (EU)
#352419 - 0.26MB, 7 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- C*/57*/V* - 319x

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 Timpani (EU)
#352420 - 0.24MB, 7 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- C*/57*/V* - 320x

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 Violins I (EU)
#352421 - 2.31MB, 49 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- C*/57*/V* - 1140x

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 Violins II (EU)
#352422 - 1.55MB, 36 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- C*/57*/V* - 569x

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 Violas (EU)
#352423 - 1.33MB, 31 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- C*/57*/V* - 416x

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 Continuo (Bassoons, Cellos, Basses, Keyboard) (EU)
#352424 - 2.78MB, 62 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- C*/57*/V* - 1593x

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Editor:

Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)

Publisher Info.:

Kassel: Barenreiter, 1961. Plate BA 5014.

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 Oboe/Oboe d'amore 1 (Parts I-III)
#148676 - 0.27MB, 16 pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- !N/!N/!N - 2644x

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 Oboe 1 (Parts IV-VI)
#148678 - 0.31MB, 17 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- !N/!N/!N - 1846x

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 Oboe/Oboe d'amore 2 (Parts I-III)
#148677 - 0.22MB, 14 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 1462x

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 Oboe 2 (Parts IV-VI)
#148679 - 0.20MB, 13 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 974x

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wrshannon (2011/11/9)

WIMA.6e95-WO1-3ob1.pdf
Editor:

Nils Jönsson

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Nils Jönsson

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 36. Fallt mit Loben, fallt mit Danken
#208588 - 0.84MB, 30 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 683x

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 42. Jesus richte mein Beginnen
#208620 - 0.29MB, 10 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 231x

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 43. Ehre sei dir Gott gesungen
#208629 - 0.68MB, 27 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 292x

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 54. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
#208641 - 1.02MB, 36 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 430x

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 64. Nun seid Ihr wohl gerochen
#208655 - 0.52MB, 20 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 621x

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Jeko89 (2012/4/22)

WIMA.e80d-04 Oboe-1.pdf
Editor:

Fritz Brodersen

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Fritz Brodersen

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Vocal Scores

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 Complete score
#91281 - 12.45MB, 150 pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (24- V/V/V - 20420x

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 Color cover
#91282 - 0.75MB, 1 pp. -  5.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 1562x

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Carolus (2011/1/26)

SIBLEY1802.13940.e836-39087011359140score.pdf
Arranger:

Daniel Friedrich Eduard Wilsing (1809-1893), piano reduction

Language:

German

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Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.[1857]. Plate B. & B. 3988.

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 Complete score
#19995 - 18.66MB, 163 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 16894x

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Ottaviano (2008/7/31)

PMLP06314-Bach-BWV248vsBH.pdf
Arranger:

Salomon Jadassohn (1831-1902), piano reduction

Language:

German

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1876). Plate V.A. 13

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 Complete score
#26544 - 9.24MB, 160 pp. -  7.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (26- V/V/V - 19547x

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Carolus (2009/1/10)

PMLP06314-Bach-BWV248roslerVS.pdf
Arranger:

Gustav Rösler (1819-1882), piano reduction

Language:

German

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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, No.38, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 8795

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 Complete score
#91283 - 37.92MB, 172 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 4432x

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Carolus (2011/1/26)

PMLP06314-Bach-BWV0248.vsF.pdf
Arranger:

Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911), piano reduction

Language:

French

Translator:

Paul Collin (1843–1915), French text

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Choudens, n.d. Plate A.C. 13122.

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Selections

 Collection of 10 chorales
#04862 - 2.26MB, 106 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 4361x

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A.Armendáriz (2007/4/2)

BWV 248 - COLECCION DE 10 CORALES.pdf
Editor:

Antonio Armendáriz

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Spanish / German

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Lodosa: Antonio Armendáriz Navarro

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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Corales I/05 y09 , II/03 y 08 , III/05, 10 y 12, V/04 y 11,VI/06.
Alta calidad, textos en alemán y español, datos biográficos

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 Complete score (Nos.12, 17)
#358467 - 0.06MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 391x

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PMLP06314-bachBrichAn248-1217.pdf
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12. Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht
17. Schaut hin, dort liegt im finstern Stall / Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her
Lilypond 2.18.2

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Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier (No.59)

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WIMA.05bb-Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier.pdf
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Bach 8Chorals DR-Quartet Parts.pdf
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Notensatz Capella
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RTM (2012/7/30)

PMLP06314-Bach, JS, Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248, Feria2, Introd. and Chorale, Arr.HarmPiano Reinhard.pdf
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August Reinhard (1831-1912)

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Duo-Album Band III
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Aria: Bereite dich, Zion (No.4)

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 About the transcription
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WIMA.d57d-248 104.pdf
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Peter Bækgaard

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Chorale: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (No.7)

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WIMA.49d4-geloba.pdf
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Peter Bækgaard

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Aria: Grosser Herr und starker König (No.8)

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Rob Peters (2012/7/19)

PMLP06314-bach1.pdf
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Sinfonia (No.10)

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BWV248.10arFranzOrch.cv.jpg
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Robert Franz (1815-1892)

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Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, n.d. (ca.1882). Plate F.E.C.L. 3561.

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Niemann, Walter - Transcription - Bach - Weihnächts-Oratorium BWV 248 - Sinfonia (No.10).jpg
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Walter Niemann (1876-1953)

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Leipzig: C.F. Kahnt, n.d. Plate 5753.

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PMLP06314-sinfonia8.pdf
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PMLP06314-Bach WO Sinfonia DR parts.pdf
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TN-Corona-Collection JS Bach UE C.C. 98.jpg
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Arthur Willner (1881-1959)

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Corona-Collection. J. S. Bach. II Piano Solo C. 332
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Choral: Brich an o schönes Morgenlicht (No.12)

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PMLP448806-Break Forth (Bach) score PDF.PDF
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Albert Folop

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Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (No.17)

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WIMA.6f0b-BWV248-17-Vom-Himmel.pdf
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Christian Mondrup

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Schlafe, mein Liebster (No.19)

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PMLP06314-Bach - Aria Schlafe mein Liebster from Christmas Oratorium (Roth) Cello Piano score.pdf
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Philipp Roth (1853-1898)

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1895) Plate V.A. 1562.

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PMLP06314-PDF001.pdf
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William Joseph Westbrook (1831-1894)

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Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d. Plate 24833.

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PMLP06314-Bach, JS, ChristOr, BWV248, XIX ArrPno Willner.pdf
Arranger:

Arthur Willner (1881-1959)

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German / English

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Corona-Collection. J. S. Bach. II Piano Solo C. 332
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Wir singen dir in deinem Heer (No.23)

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PMLP06314-Bach, JS, ChristOr, BWV248, XXIII ArrPno Willner.pdf
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Arthur Willner (1881-1959)

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Corona-Collection. J. S. Bach. II Piano Solo C. 332
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For Piano Right Hand (Tanaka)

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PMLP06314-Christmas Chorale from BWV248 for right hand only.mus.pdf
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Hiroyuki Tanaka

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Herrscher des Himmels (No.24)

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PMLP06314-Bach Herrscher des Himmels BWV248-3 No 24 Full Score.pdf
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Chorus: Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben (No.54)

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PMLP06314-BWV 0248 54 Herr wenn die Stolzen Feinde Full Score and Parts Trp in Bb.pdf
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Stefan Adams

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Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen (No.64)

For Organ (Frederiksen)

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PMLP06314-Final Xmas.pdf
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Jørgen Ellegård Frederiksen

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General Information

Work Title Weihnachtsoratorium
Alternative Title Christmas Oratorio
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 248
Movements/Sections 6 Parts/Days, 64 pieces
  • I. Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage (Cantata for Christmas Day)
1. Coro: Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf preiset die Tage (D major)
2. Evangelista: Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit (B minor)
3. Recitative (Alto): Nun wird mein liebster Bräutigam (A major)
4. Aria (Alto): Bereite dich, Zion, mit zärtlichen Trieben (A minor)
5. Choral: Wie soll ich dich empfangen? (A minor)
6. Envagelista: Und sie gebar ihren ersten Sohn (E minor)
7. Choral, Recitativo (Soprano, Bass): Er ist auf Erden kommen arm
8. Aria (Bass): Großer Herr, o starker König (D major)
9. Choral: Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein (D major)
  • II. Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend (Cantata for the 2nd Day of Christmas)
10. Sinfonia (G major)
11. Evangelista: Und es waren Hirten in derselben (E minor)
12. Choral: Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht. A plain chorale setting (G major)
13. Evangelista, An Angel (Soprano): Und der engel sprach zu ihnen (D major)
14. Recitative (Bass): Was Gott dem Abraham verheißen (G major)
15. Aria (Tenor): Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet (E minor)
16. Evangelista: Und das habt zum Zeichen (G major)
17. Choral: Schaut hin, dort liegt im finstern Stall (C major)
18. Recitative (Bass): So geht denn hin, ihr Hirten, geht (A minor)
19. Aria (Alto): Schlafe, mein Liebster, genieße der Ruh (G major)
20. Evangelista: Und alsobald war da bei dem Engel die (D major)
21. Chorus: Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe (G major)
22. Recitative (Bass): So recht, ihr Engel, jauchzt und singet (G major)
23. Chorale: Wir singen dir in deinem Heer (G major)
  • III. Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen (Cantata for the 3rd Day of Christmas)
24. Chorus: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen (D major)
25. Evangelista: Und da die Engel von ihnen (E major)
26. Chorus: Lasset uns nun gehen gen Bethlehem (A major)
27. Recitative (Bass): Er hat sein Volk getröst (C minor)
28. Choral: Dies hat er alles uns getan (A major)
29. Aria Duetto (Soprano, Bass): Herr, dein Mitleid, dein Erbarmen (A major)
30. Evangelista: Und sie kamen eilend und funden beide (F minor)
31. Aria (Alto): Schließe, mein Herze, dies selige Wunder (B minor)
32. Recitative (Alto): Ja, ja, mein Herz soll es bewahren (D major)
33. Choral: Ich will dich mit Fleiß bewahren (G major)
34. Evangelista: Und die Hirten kehrten wieder um (E minor)
35. Choral: Seid froh dieweil (F minor)
24. Chorus da capo: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen (D major)
  • IV. Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (Cantata for New Year's Day/Feast of the Circumcision)
36. Chorus: Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (F major)
37. Evangelista: Und da acht Tage um waren (C major)
38. Recitative con Chorale (Soprano, Bass): Immanuel, o süßes Wort - Jesu, du mein liebstes Leben (D minor)
39. Aria (Soprano, Echo—Soprano): Flößt, mein Heiland, flößt dein Namen (C major)
40. Recitative con Chorale (Soprano, Bass): Wohlan! dein Name soll allein - Jesu, meine Freud' und Wonne (C major)
41. Aria (Tenor): Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben (D minor)
42. Chorale: Jesus richte mein Beginnen (F major)
  • V. Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen (Cantata the Sunday after New Year)
43. Coro: Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen (A major)
44. Evangelista: Da Jesus geboren war zu Bethlehem (F minor)
45. Chorus + Recitativo (Alto): Wo ist der neugeborne König der Jüden? (D major)
46. Choral: Dein Glanz all' Finsternis verzehrt (A major)
47. Aria (Bass): Erleucht' auch meine finstre Sinnen (F minor)
48. Evangelista: Da das der König Herodes hörte (A major)
49. Recitative (Alto): Warum wollt ihr erschrecken (C minor)
50. Evangelista: Und ließ versammeln alle Hohenpriester (E major)
51. Trio (Soprano, Alto, Tenor): Ach! wann wird die Zeit erscheinen? (B minor)
52. Recitative (Alto): Mein Liebster herrschet schon (F minor)
53. Choral: Zwar ist solche Herzensstube (A major)
  • VI. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben (Cantata for the Feast of Epiphany)
54. Chorus: Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben (D major)
55. Evangelista: Da berief Herodes die Weisen heimlich (A major)
56. Recitative (Soprano): Du Falscher, suchet nur den Herrn zu fällen (B minor)
57. Aria (Soprano): Nur ein Wink von seinen Händen (A major)
58. Evangelista: Als sie nun den König gehöret hatten (F minor)
59. Choral: Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier (G major)
60. Evangelista: Und Gott befahl ihnen im Traum' (E minor)
61. Recitative (Tenor): So geht! Genug, mein Schatz geht nicht von hier (F minor)
62. Aria (Tenor): Nun mögt ihr stolzen Feinde schrecken (B minor)
63. Recitative (SATB): Was will der Höllen Schrecken nun (D major)
64. Choral: Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen (D major)
Year/Date of Composition 1733-34
First Performance 1734 (December 25, 26 & 27)
1735 (January 1, 2, 6)
First Publication 1856 (Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe)
Librettist Picander (= Christian Friedrich Henrici, 1700–1764)
Language German
Average Duration 155 minutes over 6 days
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
N.B. Instrumentation varies per day; see commentary for specifics
Vocal soli
soprano, alto, tenor, bass
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes (also oboes d'amore), 3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo (with organ)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Weihnachts-Oratorium - scores at Sheet Music Plus
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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach
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
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