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Christ lay in death's cold prison (Christ lag in Todesbanden)

Easter Sunday

By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Orchestra SATB vocal soli, SATB choir, [3 trombones, cornet], 2 violins, 2 violas, basso continuo - Level 4
Easter Sunday. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Reinhold Kubik. Arranged by Reinhold Kubik. This edition: Paperbound. Hymns by Martin Luther: Christ lag in Todes Banden. German title: Christ lag in Todes Banden. Sacred vocal music, Cantatas, Easter and Eastertide. Study score. Composed circa 1707/08 (before 1714). BWV 4. Duration 22 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 31.004/07. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.3100407).

Item Number: CA.3100407

ISBN 9790007041519. Key: E minor. Language: German/English. Text: Luther, Martin. Text: Martin Luther.

The cantata "Christ lag in Todesbanden" is among Bach's earliest preserved vocal compositions. The text is based Martin Luther's Easter chorale of the same name. Score available separately - see item CA.3100400.

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