Christe eleison

BWV 242

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
g minor
Meter
12/16
Length
80 measures

Instrumentation

  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Continuo

Notes

Based on a composition by Francesco Durante (D-LEbh Mus. ms. 10). Bach’s manuscript included his own setting of a “Christe eleison”, BWV 242 (Beißwenger 257).

Resources

  • Full score: Neue Bach-Ausgabe II/2, p. 304
  • Background: Kirsten Beißwenger, “Other Composers”, in The Routledge Research Companion to Johann Sebastian Bach, ed. Robin A. Leaver (Abingdon, UK, 2017)
  • Bach Digital
  • Scores at IMSLP
  • Wikipedia

Contributors

Anne Charrier, Mya Ballin

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