This single movement piece represents the Christmas scene with the shepherds. The original Dresden parts notate the solo oboes as transposing instruments (written in C, like oboes d'amore). There are also parts for two flutes, which double the solo lines.
Edited by Maxwell Sobel.
Scoring: 2 solo oboes and chalumeaux, 2 violins doubling oboes, viola and continuo.
Performance material by arrangement.