O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, BWV 118 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2017-04-01)   CPDL #43834:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-04-01).  Score information: A4, 10 pages, 1000 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.
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Editor: Michał Piotrowski (submitted 2006-03-22).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 421 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: ARS NOVA Publishing House 2005 • Poznan, Poland | www.arsnova.com.pl | biuro@arsnova.com.pl
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Editor: Martin Straeten (submitted 2004-01-16).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 153 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: 2 different orchestrations available, horns/strings version, full score and individual parts also available.
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Editor: Martin Straeten (submitted 2004-01-16).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 156 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: 2 different orchestrations available, brass version, full score and individual parts also available.
  • CPDL #00660:       
Editor: Bernard Delhez (submitted 2000-01-11).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 188 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Martin Behm1608

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

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 litui (French horns), strings, basso continuo

First published: BGA 24 1876; 2nd version 1916

Description: Motet (sometimes referred to as "Cantata" ) for a burial service; First version 1736-37, second version (118b) c1745-49}

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht.