SATB vocal soli, SATB choir, 2 horns, 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, 2 violin, viola, basso continuo
Kantate zum 1. Weihnachtsfesttag. Composed by Gottfried August Homilius. Edited by Uwe Wolf. This edition: Paperbound. German title: Ein Hoher Tag Kommt (Kantate). Sacred vocal music, Christmas. Vocal score. HoWV II.9. Duration 18 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 37.208/03. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.3720803).
Item Number: CA.3720803
ISBN 9790007095772. Language: German.
The cantata "Ein hoher Tag kommt", composed for Christmas Day, cannot be precisely dated (as is the case with most of Homilius's cantatas), but most certainely it can be assigned to his tenure as Kreuzkantor in Dresden (1755-1785). The author of the cantata text is unknown. Score available separately - see item CA.3720800.