J.S. Bach
Complete Works


BWV 4

Title:Christ lag in Todesbanden
Category:Cantatas
Subcategory:Church
Movements:Sinfonia
Chorus (verse 1): Christ lag in Todesbanden
Duet (verse 2, soprano, alto): Den Tod niemand zwingen kunnt
Aria (verse 3, tenor): Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn
Chorus (verse 4): Es war ein wunderlicher Krieg
Aria (verse 5, bass): Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm
Duet (verse 7, soprano, tenor): So feiern wir das hohe Lied
Chorus (verse 8): Wir essen und leben wohl
Orchestration from
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis:
Soli: S, A, T, B. Chor: S, A, T, B. Instr.: Cornetto; Tromb. I, II, III; Viol. I, II; Vla. I, II; Cont.
Year:1707
Occasion:Easter
Author:text from Martin Luther adaption from the plainsone sequence Victimae paschali laudes
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German Text:click here (Walter F. Bischof 's Bach Cantatas web site).
English Text:click here (Z. Philip Ambrose's Texts of the Complete Vocal Works web site).
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