Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht, BWV 55 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2017-01-03)   CPDL #42495:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-01-03).  Score information: A4, 17 pages, 1.07 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: scanned piano-vocal score by Bernhard Todt, with German and English text

General Information

Title: Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht, BWV 55
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: Tenor solo (SATB for final chorale)
Genre: SacredCantata for 22nd Sunday after Trinity (parable of the merciless servant)

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: flute, oboe d'amore, strings, continuo

First published: 1863 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe 12

Description: First performed 17 November 1726

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