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O Jesus Christ, my life, my light

Funeral motet

By Johann Sebastian Bach

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1st version: SATB choir, 2 horns, cornetto, 3 trombones; 2nd version: SATB choir, 2 horns, 2 violins, viola, basso continuo, [2 oboes, taille (english horn), bassoon]
Funeral motet. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Ulrich Leisinger. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Bach vocal. German title: O Jesu Christ, Mein'S Lebens Licht Motette. Sacred, Motets; Stuttgart Urtext editions; Occasions: Mourning, Death. Single Part, Violin 1. Composed 1736/37 thru the first half of the 1740s. BWV 118. 2 pages. Duration 7 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 31.118/11. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.3111811).

Item Number: CA.3111811

ISBN 9790007207144. Key: B flat major. Language: German/English. Text: Behm, Martin. Text: Martin Behm.

Two versions survive: 1st version composed 1736/37, 2nd version in the first half of the 1740s. The versions differ only in instrumentation, and both are integrated in this edition. Score and part available separately - see item CA.3111800.

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