Since its first performance in Berlin in , Carl Heinrich Graun’s “empfindsame” (sensible) Passion Cantata “Der Tod Jesu”, with a libretto by Karl Wilhelm. Der Tod Jesu: Carl Heinrich Graun: especially for his Passion oratorio Der Tod Jesu. Der Tod Jesu Mauch; Poplutz, Burkhart; Arcis-Vocalisten München, Barockorchester L’Arpa Festante, Gropper. German text only. Oehms OC GRAUN E.
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Der Tod Jesu, GraunWV B:VII:2 (Graun, Karl Heinrich)
He would go on to compose some thirty Italian operas, including Montezumaon a text by the king, as well as a great deal of instrumental music. Graun became most famous for his religious music, and above all for his Der Tod Jesu.
Im Text findet man keine Dialoge oder Personen eines Dramas, wie zum Beispiel den berichtenden Evangelisten oder einzeln zugewiesene Rollen. Jahrhunderts aus dem Repertoire verschwand und durch Bachs wiederentdeckte Passionen ersetzt wurde. In der Mitte des This development towards greater variation and freedom, found initially in the Catholic liturgy, was continued further after the Reformation, although it met with some degree of resistance.
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages. The musically heightened reading of the Passion story thus graunn an important place within the liturgy and its telling was spread throughout Lent.
This page was last edited on 5 Augustat After one or two of these individual interventions, the choir makes its answer, crowned by a chorale that could be sung by the whole congregation.
Der Tod Jesu | oratorio by Graun |
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Some items to consider Brahms Symphony 4 Dvorak Symphony 9. He also makes the most of the aria with words like “thunderstorms” and “lightning”. Die introvertierten Passagen wurden durch eine freudige und festliche Stimmung ersetzt.
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Every year it is performed around the globe and especially during Passiontide.
Der Tod Jesu
Monika Mauch takes most of the arias – three, to one each for tenor and bass – and sings them very well. Die Antwort liegt vielleicht im etwas leichteren Ton von Grauns Werk.
Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. The appeal of the rediscovered Bach Passions perhaps proved impossible to counter. Follow us on Twitter. It is hard to imagine that before the St Matthew Passion reached this status another work was just as popular – at least in Germany – as Bach’s oratorio ser today: All arias are da capo arias with stylistic borrowings from opera arias.
Es gab unter den Passionsvertonungen zwei Grundformen: It’s pretty much the only blot on this production, in addition to the fact that the text comes only in German.
That is different here. Ce genre se divise en deux formes fondamentales: This work struck a chord with the prince, who subsequently engaged Graun for his own court chapel in Rheinsberg when the Duke of Braunschweig died several years later.
Such oratorios were not written for the church but intended for performances during public concerts, for a paying audience. Article PDF first page preview.
The arias are operatic in character but the interpreter should not exaggerate the operatic traits.