This piece of music, from Bach’s St Matthew Passion, describes Peter’s lament after having denied knowing Jesus three times. The text is adapted from the. Bach, Johann Sebastian Erbarme dich from Matthew Passion sheet music Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as well as many other instruments. After Peter has betrayed his leader an alto sings the famous aria “Erbarme dich, Mein Gott, um meiner Zähren willen!”, “Have mercy Lord, My.

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In the revision of —, it is also these words the Vox Christi that receive a sustained continuo part. Performers Bert Alink, guitar. Oxford University Press This was sung only in and — and had been played on the organ before.

Read how Sameer got into opera. Both include two transverse idch Choir 1 also includes 2 recorders for No. The following day No. Wie wunderbarlich ist doch diese Strafe! Wie wunderbarlich ist doch diese Strafe!

Bach – Erbarme dich from Matthew Passion sheet music for Voice –

The woodwinds are two traversos, oboes and oboes d’amore for each choir, and in addition for choir I two oboes da caccia. The original Latin title Passio Domini nostri J. In the early version BWV b the chorale No. Their first performance was effectively publicized in six consecutive issues of the Berliner Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitungfounded and edited by Adolf Bernhard Marx.


Alain de Botton argues in his recent book Religion for Atheists that you can separate the aesthetic experience of a religious work from its bothersome theological baggage. We’re all like that. The Passion story is devastating for a non-Christian — but how much more so if you believe the man being crucified was God incarnate!

Bach revised the Passion byfor a performance on Good Friday 30 March Arranger Robert Schaab There was a second performance on 21 March, also sold out.

Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. In many arias a solo instrument or more create a specific mood, such as the central soprano aria No. At the time only men sang in church: Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen. Recitative with Chorus II: At the garden of Gethsemane No.

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Bqch Johann Heinrich Michel The work is divided into two parts to be performed before and after the sermon of the Good Friday service. A rare treasure, completely worth purchasing the cloth-bound printed version. Title Passio Domini Nostri J.


Two duets are sung by a pair of soloists dicch two simultaneous speakers. From Grand Theft Auto to Rigoletto. Naxos Javascript not enabled. The available information derives from extant early manuscripts, contemporary publications of the libretto, and circumstantial data, for instance in documents archived by the Town Council of Leipzig.

Bach’s “Erbarme dich, mein Gott” – The Listeners’ Club

In a great contrast of mood the preparation for the “Easter meal” Osterlamm is described No. Creative Commons Attribution 4. Bach-Gesellschaft AusgabeBand 44 Leipzig: Was mein Gott will, das g’scheh allzeit. It is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of classical sacred music.

Seeing Jesus suffer is heartbreaking, but without that suffering there would be no Christianity. The chorus sings, in the final chorale No. Only his final wordsin AramaicEli, Eli lama asabthani?

Bach’s St Matthew Passion is a musical masterpiece. Editor Georg Schumann —