Christ lag in Todesbanden, GWV 1130/21 (1st movement)

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Full name of work:Christ lag in Todesbanden, GWV 1130/21 (1st movement)
Composer:Graupner, Christoph (1683-1760), German
About:https://christoph-graupner-gesellschaft.de/english
Lyricist:Luther, Martin
First line:Christ lag in Todesbanden Music category: vocal, sacred
Instruments:flute (ad lib), violins 1/2, viola, SSB (really SAB) choir and BC
Name of file creator:Forestier, Yann
e-mail address:yannforestier (at ) aol (dot ) com
Running time:01:35
Comments:This chorale is also sung as the final movement for this cantata on the stanza "So feiern wir das hohe Fest".
Martin Luther used the XIth century melody 'Victimæ paschali laudes" and added the lyrics used by many a Baroque composer, among which JS Bach in his cantata, BWV 4.
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