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O sacred head, sore wounded

Chorale cantata

By Max Reger

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AT(S) vocal soli, SATB choir, congregation (unison choir) oboe (viola), violin, organ - Level 3
Chorale cantata. Composed by Max Reger (1873-1916). Edited by Gunther Massenkeil. This edition: Paperbound. German title: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden. Cantatas, Lent and Passiontide, Holy Week, Stations of the cross (Seven Words). Full score (without cover). Composed 1904. WoO V/4 Nr. 3. 24 pages. Duration 18 minutes. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.5040300).

Item Number: CA.5040300

ISBN M-007-08165-2. Language: German/English.

Reger's cantata for Good Friday, based on the famous Passion hymn by Paul Gerhardt, was composed in 1904 and belongs to a group with 4 further choral cantatas-Reger's independent and most comprehensive contribution to a key family of protestant church music. The Carus edition of these works is intended to make Reger's choral cantatas accessible for musical practice and musicological reasearch for the first time in a modern critical edition. In order to encourage the spread of Reger's choral works in the anglo-saxon countries, a singable English translation has been added.

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