Dieterich Buxtehude: Befiehl dem Engel, dass er komm

Dieterich Buxtehude

Befiehl dem Engel, dass er komm

BuxWV 10


Buxtehude took the melody and words from the evening hymn Christ, der du bist der helle Tag. The words are embellished with coloratures and a change of meter enhances the work’s charme. This composition goes beyond the bounds of a straightforward chorale cantata through its use of concertante elements, which also applies the voice parts. The title of this work, on a copy made by Gustav Düben, refers to the accompanying violin parts in the words “con due vel piu violini”. This may indicate that each part should be played by several instrumentalists.


full score

20 pages, DIN A4, paperback
EUR10,95 / copies

choral score

4 pages, DIN A4, without cover
EUR2,80 / copies
Available from 20 copies
from 20 copies 2,80 EUR
from 40 copies 2,52 EUR
from 60 copies 2,24 EUR

set of parts, complete orchestral parts

23 x 32 cm, without cover
EUR32,00 / copies
  • consisting of
    1 x full score (36.014/00)
    each: 10,95 €
    3 x individual part, violin 1 (36.014/11)
    each: 3,00 €
    3 x individual part, violin 2 (36.014/12)
    each: 3,00 €
    2 x individual part, violone (36.014/13)
    each: 3,00 €
    3 x individual part, basso continuo (36.014/14)
    each: 3,00 €

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