diálogos ELE

Choral Prelude “Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ,” BWV About the Work. Bach/ Busoni Composer: Bach/Busoni. Past Performances. Washington Performing. Check out Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV ( transcription by Ferruccio Busoni) by Vahan Mardirossian on Amazon Music. Stream. Check out Bach – Busoni: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ Bwv by piano Franco Di Nitto on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now.

Author: Kazrakasa Viramar
Country: Kuwait
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Education
Published (Last): 5 November 2008
Pages: 500
PDF File Size: 13.20 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.71 Mb
ISBN: 906-7-94108-963-1
Downloads: 38580
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Arashimi

My personal penitence will be translating this cantatatext into Dutch. There seems to be much confusion and misinformation regarding all these Agricolas and Pseudo-Agricolas, so that I have lost what little confidence I still had regarding the possibility that Johann Agricola you know which one we are talking about might be the author, or even composer of the chorale for BWV Durch Vermittlung des luth.

In attempting to make music become more like speech, Harnoncourt chooses to emphasize the stronger accents and frequent breaks that chrits would hear in everyday speech and not the singing style of elevated speech that had been used for centuries in projecting ideas and emotions to an audience without the usual modern means of amplification. Its text somewhat reflects the Gospel, Luke 6: Sachs 8A.

He published 2 editionsof the Innsbruck Hymnal Innsbrucker Gesangbuch which contained 69 hymns, 22 of which were published here for the first time. After each of these units, there is a point where the weak, unaccented note is terminated prematurely. There are also some recordings of individual movements: At that time this preacher was identical with Johann Agricola. The sound of the soprano cantus firmus, however, is very good. Bach first performed the cantata on 6 July But here he has done as I so often do, let your thoughts sail away on secondary sources without verifying the references, forgivable for an amateur no easy acces to the sources but a serious flaw for a professional These settings represented the standard repertoire of the Stuttgart Courtly Choir.


Ich ruf zu dir Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

The figure on ‘Sterben’ is as expected The sopranos sing as usual the chorale melody, doubling by the first oboe, each line of it being anby independent parts for the other voices. Since I will not have time to review the other mvts.

What also intrigued me again: He is supported by sensitive accompaniment. There is of course no surprise in a Lutheran hymn being concerned with faith and perhaps antinomianism can be seen as an exaggeration of elements in Luther ‘s own thought.

Through a connection that he had to a Lutheran preacher, J.

As background to this week’s cantata there are two points about him which may be of interest. The words and the tune were composed at approx.

Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639

The text of Browning’s highly unsympathetic portrait and some discussion of the literary and religious background can be found at: This week I listened to: Aberlin 60 hymnsJ. Further I found that in Agricola published a hymn-book of his own Sangbuchlein. Eysleben, preacher to the Duke Hans of Saxony]. Certainly I have no way of knowing whether their religious convictions are Lutheran or not. Phillipe Bareille wrote June 27, Looking at the text it seems to me that the five stanzas are of equal merits.

Choral Prelude “Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ,” BWV

What an obvious way to illustrate DOWN or falling! She gives true meaning to the text and the music — the forgiveness she wishes to have, the fear from misfortune, the plea for protection. I suppose this type of dark treatment was generally preferred a half century ago, not only because the players and singers were living in East Germany at a time relatively soon after WW II, but also because this mode of performance with full orchestral forces including double basses was still favored at that time.


This is a moment when vocalists and instrumentalists both gather their strength for the energetic attack of the next, accented note which introduces a new micro-phrase. When I try to listen carefully without a score or text before me by now I should almost have memorized it it is extremely difficult to discern the words that are being sung.

There is only one way to interpret this type of diminuendo: The chorale melody is definitely not by Johann Agricola as it appears possibly to be even secular rather than sacred in origin, a contrafact that still remains to be traced to its true origin.

When Bach made use of Agricola’s hymn it had presumably been used in worship for almost two hundred years and, as your p.

Cantata BWV – Discussions Part 1

Some of this concern with faith can be seen in our cantata, though the hymn predates the controversery. Chorale cantatas between Trinity and Easter: Her timbre of voice suits perfectly the demands of the aria, and her counter-part; the oboe da caccia plays marvellously.

The choir singing is also much better on the expressive side than choir sound, which is inhomogeneous, lacking cohesiveness, almost unforgivable in modern terms.

In the altos there are Buwalda-type voices, while in the tenor part, the thin, raspy voices make themselves heard.