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==Music files==
 
==Music files==
{{Legend}}
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{{#Legend:}}
  
 
===Full Score===
 
===Full Score===
*{{CPDLno|12122}} [{{website|wimabycomp}}J.S.Bach.php#bach4 {{net}}] PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
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*{{PostedDate|2016-10-17}} {{CPDLno|41457}} [{{website|pandolfo}}bach-js-catata-bwv004/ {{net}}]  
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{{Contributor|Paolo Pandolfo|2016-10-17}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|52|5100}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
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:'''Edition notes:''' {{Todt}}
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*{{CPDLno|12122}} {{IMSLPLink|work=Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)}} PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
 
{{Editor|Fritz Brodersen|2006-07-28}}{{ScoreInfo|A4||}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Fritz Brodersen|2006-07-28}}{{ScoreInfo|A4||}}{{Copy|Personal}}
:'''Edition notes:''' full score, orchestral parts, and choral score for all eight movements available.
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:'''Edition notes:''' Scroll down to ''Fritz Brodersen''.
  
 
*{{CPDLno|10549}} [{{website|kantor}}choir_orchestra/cantata/bach/bwv_4/bwv_4_score_pdf/ {{net}}] PDF file available.
 
*{{CPDLno|10549}} [{{website|kantor}}choir_orchestra/cantata/bach/bwv_4/bwv_4_score_pdf/ {{net}}] PDF file available.
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===Orchestral parts===
 
===Orchestral parts===
*{{CPDLno|12108}} [{{website|wimabycomp}}J.S.Bach.php#bach4 {{net}}] PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
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*{{CPDLno|12108}} {{IMSLPLink|work=Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)}} PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
 
{{Editor|Fritz Brodersen|2006-07-28}}{{ScoreInfo|A4||}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Fritz Brodersen|2006-07-28}}{{ScoreInfo|A4||}}{{Copy|Personal}}
:'''Edition notes:''' full score, orchestral parts, and choral score for all eight movements available.
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:'''Edition notes:''' orchestral parts, and choral score for all eight movements available. Click on ''Parts'' tab.
  
 
*{{CPDLno|10550}} [{{website|kantor}}choir_orchestra/cantata/bach/bwv_4/bwv_4_parts_pdf/ {{net}}] PDF file available.
 
*{{CPDLno|10550}} [{{website|kantor}}choir_orchestra/cantata/bach/bwv_4/bwv_4_parts_pdf/ {{net}}] PDF file available.
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===Choral parts only===
 
===Choral parts only===
*{{CPDLno|25439}} [{{filepath:BWV 4 V 1+7 Chor.pdf}} {{pdf}}] [{{filepath:BWV 4 V 1+7 Chor.ly}} LilyPond]  
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*{{PostedDate|2020-01-21}} {{CPDLno|56712}} [http://www.cafe-puccini.dk/Bach/Cantate_BWV4/pdf/bwv4.pdf {{extpdf}}]
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{{Editor|Jes Wagner|2020-01-21}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|24|962}}{{Copy|Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives}}
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:'''Edition notes:''' Complete vocal score. Individual movements are available as MuseScore and PDF files. Orchestral parts can be made visible in MuseScore.
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*{{CPDLno|25439}} [[Media:BWV 4 V 1+7 Chor.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:BWV 4 V 1+7 Chor.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:BWV 4 V 1+7 Chor.ly|{{ly}}]]  
 
{{Editor|Johannes Becker|2012-01-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|6|163}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
 
{{Editor|Johannes Becker|2012-01-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|6|163}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
:'''Edition notes:''' Choral parts only to verses 1 & 7; "Es war ein wunderlicher Krieg" not included
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:'''Edition notes:''' Choral parts only to verses 1 & 7; "Es war ein wunderlicher Krieg" not included. {{MXL}}
  
*{{CPDLno|12089}} [{{website|wimabycomp}}J.S.Bach.php#bach4 {{net}}] PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
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*{{CPDLno|12089}} {{IMSLPLink|work=Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)}} PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
 
{{Editor|Fritz Brodersen|2006-07-28}}{{ScoreInfo|A4||}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Fritz Brodersen|2006-07-28}}{{ScoreInfo|A4||}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
:'''Edition notes:''' full score, orchestral parts, and choral score for all eight movements available.
 
:'''Edition notes:''' full score, orchestral parts, and choral score for all eight movements available.
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:'''Edition Notes:''' 5 files
 
:'''Edition Notes:''' 5 files
  
===Chorale Only, Versus 5 - ''Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm''===
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===Individual Movements===
*{{CPDLno|4009}} {{LinkW|bwv-chr6.pdf|bwv-chr6.mid}}
 
{{Editor|Claudio Macchi|2002-09-17}}{{ScoreInfo|A4 (landscape)|1|92}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
 
:'''Edition notes:''' arrangement #1
 
  
*{{CPDLno|4008}} {{LinkW|bwv-chr5.pdf|bwv-chr5.mid}}
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====Sinfonia - Orchestra====
{{Editor|Claudio Macchi|2002-09-17}}{{ScoreInfo|A4 (landscape)|1|84}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
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*{{CPDLno|3380}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004a.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004a.mid|{{Mid}}]]  
:'''Edition notes:''' arrangement #2
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{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|2|43}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
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:'''Edition notes:''' full score, in A4 format
*{{CPDLno|3668}} [{{website|cipoo_scores}}BWV158.pdf {{extpdf}}] [{{website|cipoo_a}} {{net}}] MIDI and NoteWorthy Composer files available.
 
{{Editor|Marco Gallo|2002-06-11}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|1|24}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
:'''Edition notes:''' arrangement #2
 
 
 
===Individual Movements===
 
  
====Versus 1 - ''Christ lag in Todesbanden'' - Chorus, orchestra====  
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====Versus 1 - ''Christ lag in Todesbanden'' - Chorus, orchestra====
*{{CPDLno|2442}} {{LinkW|bwv004_2.pdf}}
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*{{CPDLno|2442}} [[Media:ws-bwv004_2.pdf|{{Pdf}}]]
 
{{Editor|Ada Faure|2001-03-30}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|19|568}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Ada Faure|2001-03-30}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|19|568}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
 
:'''Edition notes:''' Chorus, full orchestra.<br>
 
:'''Edition notes:''' Chorus, full orchestra.<br>
*{{CPDLno|3381}} {{LinkW|bwv-004b.pdf|bwv-004b.mid}}
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*{{CPDLno|3381}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004b.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004b.mid|{{Mid}}]]
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|19|452}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|19|452}}{{Copy|Personal}}
:'''Edition notes:''' full score, in A4 format
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:'''Edition notes:'''  
 
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*{{CPDLno|3388}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004x.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004b.mid|{{Mid}}]]
*{{CPDLno|3388}} {{LinkW|bwv-004x.pdf|bwv-004b.mid}}
 
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-21}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|14|200}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-21}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|14|200}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
:'''Edition notes:''' choral parts only
 
:'''Edition notes:''' choral parts only
  
====Versus 2 - ''Den Tod niemand zwingen kunnt'' - Duet soprano-alto, cornetto, trombone, continuo====  
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====Versus 2 - ''Den Tod niemand zwingen kunnt'' - Duet soprano-alto, cornetto, trombone, continuo====
*{{CPDLno|2443}} {{LinkW|bwv004_3.pdf}}
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*{{CPDLno|2443}} [[Media:ws-bwv004_3.pdf|{{Pdf}}]]
 
{{Editor|Ada Faure|2001-03-30}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter (landscape)|4|108}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Ada Faure|2001-03-30}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter (landscape)|4|108}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
*{{CPDLno|3382}} {{LinkW|bwv-004c.pdf|bwv-004c.mid}}
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*{{CPDLno|3382}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004c.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004c.mid|{{Mid}}]]
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|4|72}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|4|72}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
 
====Versus 3 - ''Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn'' - Tenor solo, violino I/II, continuo====
 
====Versus 3 - ''Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn'' - Tenor solo, violino I/II, continuo====
*{{CPDLno|2845}} {{LinkW|bwv004_4.pdf}}
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*{{CPDLno|2845}} [[Media:ws-bwv004_4.pdf|{{Pdf}}]]
 
{{Editor|Ada Faure|2001-07-16}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter (landscape)|4|108}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Ada Faure|2001-07-16}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter (landscape)|4|108}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
*{{CPDLno|3383}} {{LinkW|bwv-004d.pdf|bwv-004d.mid}}
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*{{CPDLno|3383}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004d.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004d.mid|{{Mid}}]]
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|5|84}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|5|84}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
 
====Versus 4 - ''Es war ein wunderlicher Krieg'' - Chorus, continuo====
 
====Versus 4 - ''Es war ein wunderlicher Krieg'' - Chorus, continuo====
*{{CPDLno|3384}} {{LinkW|bwv-004e.pdf|bwv-004e.mid}}
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*{{CPDLno|3384}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004e.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004e.mid|{{Mid}}]]
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|9|140}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|9|140}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
*{{CPDLno|3389}} {{LinkW|bwv-004y.pdf|bwv-004e.mid}}
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*{{CPDLno|3389}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004y.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004e.mid|{{Mid}}]]
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-21}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|8|128}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-21}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|8|128}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
:'''Edition notes:''' choral parts only
 
:'''Edition notes:''' choral parts only
  
 
====Versus 5 - ''Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm'' - Bass solo, Violino I/II, Viola I/II, Continuo====
 
====Versus 5 - ''Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm'' - Bass solo, Violino I/II, Viola I/II, Continuo====
*{{CPDLno|3385}} {{LinkW|bwv-004f.pdf|bwv-004f.mid}}
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*{{CPDLno|3385}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004f.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004f.mid|{{Mid}}]]
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|9|120}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|9|120}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
 
====Versus 6 - ''So feiern wir das hohe Fest'' - Duet soprano-tenor, continuo====
 
====Versus 6 - ''So feiern wir das hohe Fest'' - Duet soprano-tenor, continuo====
*{{CPDLno|3386}} {{LinkW|bwv-004g.pdf|bwv-004g.mid}}
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*{{CPDLno|3386}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004g.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004g.mid|{{Mid}}]]
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|5|76}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|5|76}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
*{{CPDLno|2444}} {{LinkW|bwv004_7.pdf}}
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*{{CPDLno|2444}} [[Media:ws-bwv004_7.pdf|{{Pdf}}]]
 
{{Editor|Ada Faure|2001-03-30}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter (landscape)|3|180}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Ada Faure|2001-03-30}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter (landscape)|3|180}}{{Copy|Personal}}
  
 
====Versus 7 - ''Wir essen und leben wohl'' - Chorus, orchestra====
 
====Versus 7 - ''Wir essen und leben wohl'' - Chorus, orchestra====
*{{CPDLno|3387}} {{LinkW|bwv-004h.pdf|bwv-004h.mid}}
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*{{CPDLno|3387}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004h.pdf|{{Pdf}}]] [[Media:ws-bwv-004h.mid|{{Mid}}]]
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|2|24}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-20}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|2|24}}{{Copy|Personal}}
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*{{CPDLno|3390}} [[Media:ws-bwv-004z.pdf|{{Pdf}}]]
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{{Editor|Helmut Kickton|2002-03-21}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|8|128}}{{Copy|Personal}}
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:'''Edition notes:''' choral parts only
  
 
===Orchestral scores of complete work===
 
===Orchestral scores of complete work===
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{{Voicing|4|SATB}}<br>
 
{{Voicing|4|SATB}}<br>
{{Genre|Sacred|Cantatas}} for {{Cat|Easter Sunday}} <br>
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{{Genre|Sacred|Cantatas}} for {{Cat|Easter Sunday}}<br>
 
{{Language|German}}
 
{{Language|German}}
'''Instruments:''' {{StrAcc|Violino I/II, Viola I/II}} and {{BsCont}}. The ''colla parte'' cornetto and trombones I-III were added to voices in 1725.<br>
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{{Instruments|Strings|Violino I/II, Viola I/II and Basso continuo. The ''colla parte'' cornetto and trombones I-III were added to voices in 1725.}}
'''Published:''' 1851 in vol. 1 of the ''Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe''<br>
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{{Pub|1|1851 in vol. 1 of the ''Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe''}}
  
 
'''Description:''' Chorale cantata "''per omnes versus''", first performed in Mühlhausen (1707 or 1708) then revised for Leipzig and used 1724 & 1725.
 
'''Description:''' Chorale cantata "''per omnes versus''", first performed in Mühlhausen (1707 or 1708) then revised for Leipzig and used 1724 & 1725.
  
 
'''External websites:'''  
 
'''External websites:'''  
*[http://www.bach-cantatas.com/BWV4.htm Page at Bach-cantatas.com]
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*[{{website|bach}}/BWV4.htm Page at Bach-cantatas.com]
 
*[http://imslp.org/wiki/Christ_lag_in_Todesbanden,_BWV_4_(Bach,_Johann_Sebastian) Bach-Gesellschaft ed.] at IMSLP
 
*[http://imslp.org/wiki/Christ_lag_in_Todesbanden,_BWV_4_(Bach,_Johann_Sebastian) Bach-Gesellschaft ed.] at IMSLP
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF0A560118E5C78E1 Recording of this cantata by the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF0A560118E5C78E1 Recording of this cantata by the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford]
  
 
==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
{{LnkTxt|Christ lag in Todesbanden|Bach, Johann Sebastian}}
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{{LinkText|Christ lag in Todesbanden}}
  
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Instrumental music]]
 
[[Category:Instrumental music]]
 
[[Category:Baroque music]]
 
[[Category:Baroque music]]

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Full Score

  • (Posted 2016-10-17)   CPDL #41457:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2016-10-17).  Score information: A4, 52 pages, 4.98 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.
  • CPDL #12122:  IMSLP1.png PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
Editor: Fritz Brodersen (submitted 2006-07-28).   Score information: A4   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Scroll down to Fritz Brodersen.
  • CPDL #10549:  Network.png PDF file available.
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2005-09-13).   Score information: A4   Copyright: CPDL
Edition Notes: 9 files
  • CPDL #15128:  Network.png MIDI and NoteWorthy Composer files available.
Editor: James R. Jennings (submitted 2007-10-04).   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: full score: orchestral and voice parts for all eight movements, continuo realization written by the editor

Orchestral parts

  • CPDL #12108:  IMSLP1.png PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
Editor: Fritz Brodersen (submitted 2006-07-28).   Score information: A4   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: orchestral parts, and choral score for all eight movements available. Click on Parts tab.
  • CPDL #10550:  Network.png PDF file available.
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2005-09-13).   Score information: A4   Copyright: CPDL
Edition Notes: 25 files

Choral parts only

  • (Posted 2020-01-21)   CPDL #56712:  Icon_pdf_globe.gif
Editor: Jes Wagner (submitted 2020-01-21).   Score information: A4, 24 pages, 962 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Complete vocal score. Individual movements are available as MuseScore and PDF files. Orchestral parts can be made visible in MuseScore.
  • CPDL #25439:       
Editor: Johannes Becker (submitted 2012-01-20).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 163 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Choral parts only to verses 1 & 7; "Es war ein wunderlicher Krieg" not included. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #12089:  IMSLP1.png PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files available.
Editor: Fritz Brodersen (submitted 2006-07-28).   Score information: A4   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: full score, orchestral parts, and choral score for all eight movements available.
  • CPDL #10551:  Network.png PDF file available.
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2005-09-13).   Score information: A4   Copyright: CPDL
Edition Notes: 5 files

Individual Movements

Sinfonia - Orchestra

  • CPDL #03380:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-20).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 43 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: full score, in A4 format

Versus 1 - Christ lag in Todesbanden - Chorus, orchestra

  • CPDL #02442:   
Editor: Ada Faure (submitted 2001-03-30).   Score information: Letter, 19 pages, 568 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Chorus, full orchestra.
  • CPDL #03381:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-20).   Score information: A4, 19 pages, 452 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:
  • CPDL #03388:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-21).   Score information: A4, 14 pages, 200 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: choral parts only

Versus 2 - Den Tod niemand zwingen kunnt - Duet soprano-alto, cornetto, trombone, continuo

  • CPDL #02443:   
Editor: Ada Faure (submitted 2001-03-30).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 4 pages, 108 kB   Copyright: Personal
  • CPDL #03382:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-20).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 72 kB   Copyright: Personal

Versus 3 - Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn - Tenor solo, violino I/II, continuo

  • CPDL #02845:   
Editor: Ada Faure (submitted 2001-07-16).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 4 pages, 108 kB   Copyright: Personal
  • CPDL #03383:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-20).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 84 kB   Copyright: Personal

Versus 4 - Es war ein wunderlicher Krieg - Chorus, continuo

  • CPDL #03384:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-20).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 140 kB   Copyright: Personal
  • CPDL #03389:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-21).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 128 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: choral parts only

Versus 5 - Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm - Bass solo, Violino I/II, Viola I/II, Continuo

  • CPDL #03385:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-20).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 120 kB   Copyright: Personal

Versus 6 - So feiern wir das hohe Fest - Duet soprano-tenor, continuo

  • CPDL #03386:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-20).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Personal
  • CPDL #02444:   
Editor: Ada Faure (submitted 2001-03-30).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 3 pages, 180 kB   Copyright: Personal

Versus 7 - Wir essen und leben wohl - Chorus, orchestra

  • CPDL #03387:     
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-20).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 24 kB   Copyright: Personal
  • CPDL #03390:   
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2002-03-21).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 128 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: choral parts only

Orchestral scores of complete work

  • CPDL #09504:  Network.png PDF and MIDI files available.
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2005-09-13).   Score information: A4   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:Complete setting, Full score, vocal score, parts,

General Information

Title: Christ lag in Todesbanden
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCantata for Easter Sunday

Language: German
Instruments: Strings Violino I/II, Viola I/II and Basso continuo. The colla parte cornetto and trombones I-III were added to voices in 1725.

First published: 1851 in vol. 1 of the Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe

Description: Chorale cantata "per omnes versus", first performed in Mühlhausen (1707 or 1708) then revised for Leipzig and used 1724 & 1725.

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Christ lag in Todesbanden.