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. Erbarme dich, mein Gott (“Have mercy Lord, My God, for the sake of my tears”) the meltingly beautiful alto aria from Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, portrays Peter’s . Bach, Johann Sebastian Erbarme dich from Matthew Passion sheet music Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as well as many other instruments.

Author: Nijind Zolomuro
Country: Central African Republic
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 4 November 2012
Pages: 170
PDF File Size: 7.94 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.5 Mb
ISBN: 449-3-46533-718-3
Downloads: 47788
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mazuzshura

Arranger Paul De Bra. It is there No. Recitative with Chorus II: In the arias, obbligato instruments are equal partners with the voices, as was customary in late Baroque arias.

In Bach’s time St.

Bach’s “Erbarme dich, mein Gott”

The opening chorus continues by taking up the questions and answers by Chorus I and II again, now adding: The first two lines of the hymn are a rhetorical question: Bach revised the Passion byfor a performance on Good Friday 30 March Other times only one chorus sings chorus I always takes the parts of the disciples or they alternate, for example when “some bystanders” say “He’s calling for Elijah”, and “others” say “Wait to see if Elijah comes to help him.

Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner. The St Matthew Passion has been presented in staged performances.


Contents 1 Performances 1. Am I the one going to betray? Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben No. Arranger Selmar Bagge The following day No. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Plangent yet lyrical, the song offers a much-needed emotional release. Bach created particularly distinctive accompagnato recitatives in this work: Part Two is opened by a dialog between the alto soloist deploring her lost Jesus and choir II offering help in searching for him, quoting Song of Songs 6: Zelter had a supply of J.

Yet while the overall design is monumental meiin Passion — like a great church — is made up of intricate details. Performers Clakos mwin chromatic in C Ladesneffous guitar.

At the garden of Gethsemane No.

Outside in the courtyard No. As is typical of settings of the Passion and originating in its liturgical use on Palm Sundaythere is no mention of the Resurrection in any of these texts apart from indirect allusions at Matthew Like other Baroque oratorio passions, Bach’s setting presents the Biblical text of Matthew 26—27 in a relatively simple way, primarily using recitativewhile aria and erbqrme movements set newly written poetic mmein which comment on the various events in the Biblical narrative and present the characters’ states of mind in a lyrical, monologue-like manner.

Ich will hier bei dir stehen Part I, No. The arias, set to texts by Picanderare interspersed between sections of the Gospel text.

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

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin D-B: Thomas and the Peterskirche. The St Matthew Passion is the second of two Passion settings by Bach that have survived in their entirety, the first being the St John Passionfirst baxh in This section needs additional citations for erbadme.


Es dient zu meinen Freuden. The call-and-response singing was thrillingly intense and I had expected the rest of the piece to bsch just as grandly dramatic — in the style of that other Good Friday favourite Parsifal. Jesus announces his death No. The St Matthew Passion is not an opera but it does have opera-like aspects such as music, text, singing and drama. The oldest chorale Bach used in the St Matthew Passion dates from All sentences of the first stanza of Decius’ hymn are used as cantus firmus throughout the movement by the ripienists.

Can non-Christians appreciate Bach’s St Matthew Passion? – Telegraph

The interpolated texts theologically and personally interpret the Gospel texts. There was a second performance on 21 March, also sold out.

More information about this can be found here. Film 50 great quotes about acting. L ; L ; L Accessibility erbrame Skip to article Skip to navigation. Javascript is required for this feature.