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Bach "Hallelujah, Amen" source

In my library I have a Boosey and Hawkes-published anthem, attributed to Bach, simply entitled "Hallelujah, Amen." It's in E-flat, fugal, with the accompaniment doubling the voices. There is nothing on the score that indicates the original source. It's most likely a closing movement from a cantata, but I'm wondering if anyone knows the original source. It is arranged by Walter Ehret; it could even be an instrumental piece. is the only performance I can find, and comments do not provide any further info. Anyone know?
on January 23, 2014 7:11am
Here's a profile from a different arrangement and publisher:
It looks like it was misattributed to Bach, and is actually by Georg Gottfried Wagner.
Here's a version on CPDL:
on January 23, 2014 7:46am
Kevin, you're absolutely right to be questioning this piece. Any "edition" that you see by Walter Ehret or any of his pseudonyms (i.e. Norman Greyson) must be approached with great suspicion. He was a very smart man and excellent musician, but he was editing music at a time when nobody really cared about historical accuracy. The edition, if it is even correctly attributed (which in this case, I believe that it is not) will be VERY freely amended, adding all sorts of dynamics, articulations, etc., which were intended to make the music fit with large, mid-twentieth-century choirs. 
Because we have far better informed editions readily available to us now, it's advisable to avoid his stuff, or at least approach it with the understanding that it might only remotely align with the composer's intent.
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on January 24, 2014 3:27am
There is also a Hallelujah, Amen by Handel.  Part of Judas Maccabeas.  
on January 27, 2014 7:51am
Thanks - the editing on it isn't bad (I've seen worse). I'm considering it as a quartet for Easter at the service where I won't have the full choir. Still on the fence, but at least I know from whence it comes.
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