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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Graun and Telemann both set this libretto to music; both settings were performed in Several recordings of this oratorio are available. If you want to have an English translation you can download the booklet to Kuijken’s recording from the Hyperion website.

The appeal of the rediscovered Bach Passions perhaps proved impossible to counter. The first suggestions of such a tradition date from as early as the late-Roman period.

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This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. This accorded with the theological vision of the Enlightenment, in which Jesus was worshipped primarily as a hero and the Passion story tood set to a music that reflected the great joy brought to mankind through the effects of his suffering and death. Graun schuf ebenso tdo erhebliche Anzahl von Instrumentalwerken. Article PDF first page preview. Besides his task as a court composer, Graun was also commissioned to set up an Italian opera house in Berlin.


Follow us on Twitter. Cesare e Cleopatra Montezuma Ce genre se divise en deux formes fondamentales: The character of the arias is various. Dieser Text wurde fast zeitgleich von Graun und Telemann vertont.

The arias are operatic in character but the interpreter should not exaggerate the operatic traits. The libretto was from the pen of the poet Carl Wilhelm Ramler, an important representative of the German Enlightenment. The third includes a moral appeal to unrepentant sinners: It was there that Der Tod Jesu was first performed.

Early music online survey: In the eighteenth century, this evolution developed further as a new form of Oratorio Passion arose which freed itself completely from the gospel text. Auch instrumentale Sinfonias und Cer fanden Eingang. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

In its setting by Carl Heinrich Graun init was the most often performed Passion of the 18th century in Germany. Views Read Edit View history. Instead, ser gives prominence to melody and voice. Bach’s St Matthew Passion is a monument in music history.

Lutes, vihuelas and guitars—filling in some gaps. Citing articles via Google Scholar. 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.


Der Tod Jesu

The text includes no dialogues or dramatic personages such as an evangelist-narrator or soloists with assigned roles. 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. Johan van Ded www.

In Germany, the Passion thus became an important musical genre in which German translations of the gospel were generally used, as well as the summae passionis on German or Latin texts and shortened versions of the gospels.

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Monika Mauch takes most of the arias – three, to one each for tenor and bass – and sings them very well.