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St. Matthew Passion

Johann Sebastian Bach
Original Language:
Christian Friedrich Henrici (known as Picander)
Oratorio in Two Parts

A setting of chapters 26 and 27 of the Gospel of Matthew in the Luther Bible.
Breitkopf, Leipzig, Germany. New Bach Edition, full score

1st Century
Role Voice Part Classification
Evangelist Tenor L
Jesus Bass F
Soprano Solo Soprano F
Alto Solo Alto F
Tenor Solo Tenor F
Bass Solo Bass F
Judas Bass B
Peter Bass B
High Priest I Bass B
Pontius Pilate Bass B
Pilate’s Wife Soprano CB
Maid I Soprano CB
Maid II Soprano CB
Witness I Alto CB
Witness II Tenor CB
High Priest II Bass CB
Please be advised: Contact AGMA for classification if you are combining roles, and/or for classification of unassigned lines, and/or for classification of any combination of Chorus and Solo bits from what has been performed previously.
Minimum Chorus:  32
Divisi:  SATB