St Matthew Passion. Early version (BWV244b) (Facsimile, hardback)

Bach, Johann Sebastian

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St Matthew Passion. Early version (BWV244b) (Hardback)
Facsimile edition of Johann Altnickol's copy

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion as we know it today evidently had a long history dating back before it's first performance in April 1727.  It is unclear whether the repeated performance at the Thomaskirche on Good Friday 1729 was based on a still earlier version.  

The only extant copy we have of the 1727/1729 St. Matthew Passion is a score that was once thought to have been made by Bach’s pupil and future son-in-law Johann Christoph Altnickol.  It is this version presented here in facsimile.

- Full score (BA5099-01), performance material (BA5099) and vocal score (BA5099-90) available for sale

- Attractive alternative to the well-known St. Matthew Passion

- Urtext from the “New Bach Edition”

- Straightforward and easy-to-play piano reduction in the vocal score

- Unique to the market

Dürr, Alfred
Baerenreiter Germany

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