Gloria in excelsis Deo, BWV 191 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-07-24).  Score information: A4, 46 pages, 3.15 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.

General Information

Title: Gloria in excelsis Deo, BWV 191
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB, (ST in duet)
Genre: SacredCantata

Language: Latin
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 flauti traversi, 2 oboes, 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 violins, viola, continuo

First published: 1894 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 41
Opus: BWV 191, 3 movements
Description: Inscribed J.J. Festo Nativit: Xsti and first performed 1743 or, more probably, 1745. The music originated in the 1733 Missa (BWV 232a) and ultimately became movements 3, 7 & 11 of the Mass in B minor, BWV 232.

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