Ref. HWV German Title. Brockes Passion (Der für die Sünde der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesus). English Title. Passion after. Barthold Hinrich Brockes was a prolific poet of the early-German Enlightenment. From a literary standpoint Brockes’s most important and, indeed, voluminous. Sunday, March 25, | P.M.. Friday, March 30, | P.M.. ​. Christ the King Lutheran Church. Rice Boulevard, Houston. The Passion is.

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What follows is a sequence of recitataives, arias, choruses and chorales. Ina Hamburg city councillor and poet, Barthold Heinrich Brockes, published an oratorio libretto: Nicholas McGegan Harpsichord, Conductor. Sociedad Haendel de Buenos Aires: George Frideric Handel’s lost Hamburg operas List of operas.

Oratorio Passion for Good Friday.

Brockes-Passion, HWV 48 (Handel, George Frideric)

Drew Minter ; Counter-tenor: Beatson and the Royal Northern Sinfonia play rare repertoire. Henning Klocke ; Bass: The booklet contains full texts in several languages. Handel Master Musicians Series.

Christ Church Cathedral Choir Oxford. Mar 25, Good Friday. Click here for conditions of use. Assaf Kacholi ; Alto [Judas]: More by Jane Shuttleworth.

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Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields. Sophie Klussmann ; Tenor [Petrus]: The Brockes Passion was much admired and set to music numerous times in Baroque Germany, although to other ages and in other countries some of Brockes’ poetry has seemed in poor taste. Markus Brutscher ; Tenor [Petrus]: Recordings of Brocjes Movements.


Traditionally, in much of the Handel literature of today, the Brockes Passion is not ranked among his masterpieces, but I have never quite understood why! Ralf Grobe Kantorei St. It is very well recorded with an effective reasonance which never blurs detail.

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Complete Work Recordings of Individual Movements. Occasionally this is true of the orchestra though there are many instances of fine ensemble playing and eloquent solo and concertino contributions.

The text proved hugely popular, and a number of settings were composed, most famously by Telemann and Handel. Schau, wie ich mich quale” is just one of such instances.

Colin Balzer ; Counter-tenor [Judas]: Katalin Farkas has an attractive voice and an impressive brockee but she, alone, amongst the soloists finds difficulty in settling in the centre of her notes.

Jan Thomer ; Tenor [Evangelist]: Brockes Passion [P-1] Handel: Stadtsingechor Halle Choir Master: For many eighteenth-Century composers, however, the importance of Brockes as a writer lay in his Passion oratorio libretto, Der fur die Sunden der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesus ”Jesus martyred and dying for paesion wickedness of the world”.

The present performance begins with a Sinfonia belonging to what is considered to be the earliest of the sources; Handel’s autograph has not survived. His diction is clear, his intonation dependable, and his articulation of the text affecting. By Jane Shuttleworth19 February The Brockes Passion is no exception, and Handel connoisseurs will pasxion recognize many such re-workings, especially in regard to compositions from that particular period like the hanxel Esther and Deborah.


This page was last edited pssion 30 Marchat Oratorios by George Frideric Handel compositions compositions. Could you envisage it being staged? To me, Handel here displays not only his incredible range of musical expression, but he also, importantly and unusually, uses and colours his own native language to reach an artistic level which I think far surpasses other contemporary settings by, for example, Telemann and Mattheson.

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Handel’s Brockes Passion

The University of North Carolina Press. Brockes Passion, HWV 48 [ How to add your events to Bachtrack. Neil Jenkins ; Bass: Brockes Passion; Johannes Passion [P-1]. She and the orchestra are too often at odds where pitch is concerned and, though it is a small matter, not enough, perhaps, to give rise to serious concern, it is especially noticeable in a context where other singers are so dependable.

Handel – Good Friday April 31, or April 12, – Thomaskirche, Leipzig Text Barthold Heinrich Brockes Handel made slight word modifications in the Brockes text, and set only movements, omitting occasional repetitive trio-aria commentaries, such as No.