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|
|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|
|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.