BWV 245.15



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Original source: Passion, St. John Passion, BWV 245
Chorale Text: Christus, der uns selig macht (verse 1), by Michael Weisse (1531)
Tune: Christus, der uns selig macht, Leipzig c.1500 (Zahn 6285)
First Performance: 7 April 1724, Good Friday
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 81; Breitkopf 80; Birnstiel 77; Fasch p.138
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 245.37, 283, 1084

Original manuscripts
Score: 1) D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 28 (earliest score available, 1739/1749)
2) D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 29 (bach–digital page) (2nd half of 18th c.)
Parts: 1) D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 111, Faszikel 1 (1st Version, 1724)
2) D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 111, Faszikel 2 (2nd Version, 1725)
3) D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 111, Faszikel 3 (3rd version, 1728–1732; viola da gamba mvmt 30 and organ mvmt 19 only)
4) D– Mus. ms. Bach St 111, Faszikel 4 (4th Version, 1749; vn 1, va, harps. only)



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