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O sacred head, sore wounded (O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden)

Choralkantate

By Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn

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Bass voice solo, SATB choir, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, contrabass - Level 3
Choralkantate. Composed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Edited by Oswald Bill. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Mendelssohn. German title: O Haupt voll Blut. Sacred vocal music, Cantatas, Lent and Passiontide, Holy Week, Eucharist, Holy Communion, Communion. Single Part, Viola 1. Composed 1830. MWV. 8 pages. Duration 12 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 40.186/13. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.4018613).

Item Number: CA.4018613

ISBN M-007-06439-6. Language: German/English. Text: Paul Gerhardt.

During Mendelssohns years of study with Zelter, the arrangement of chorales already played an important role, and he continued to be occupied with the protestant chorale throughout his symphonic and oratorical work. The break Bach's works in connection with the reperformance of the St. Matthew Passion led to a series of cantatas based on well-known chorale melodies for choir, instruments, and sometimes also for soloists.

Score available separately - see item CA.4018600.

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