Bach Christmas Oratorio – notes for choir

Part 1
Singing numbers 1-9
Number 1 sing all the way through then go back to beginning (choir starts on p2) and sing to end of p11
Singing chorale no.5 twice
Part 2
Singing numbers 10-23 inclusive
Singing chorale no. 17 twice
At the end of number 23 go back and sing number 1 again (p1, choir start p2) to bar 137 only.

Interval

Part 3
Singing numbers 24-30
Number 29 ends at the Fine 1st time p89 – cut to p93
Cutting no. 31
Singing numbers 32-35
Singing chorale no. 33 twice
At the end of number 35 go back and sing number 24 again (p71)

Part 4
Cutting no.36
Singing no. 37
Cutting no.38

Singing no. 39
Cutting numbers 40-42

Part 5
Singing numbers 43-50
Cutting numbers 51-53

Part 6
Singing number 54 starting with the orchestra then after bar 48 cutting to page 189 bar 161 with the choir starting at bar 164
Singing numbers 55 & 56
Cutting number 57
Singing numbers 58-60
Singing number 59 twice
Cutting numbers 61 & 62
Singing numbers 63 & 64