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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A St Matthew Passion veteran, she heard new things every time she came. Was ist die Ursach aller solcher Plagen?

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

The alto aria No. Performers Clakos harmonica chromatic in C Ladesneffous guitar. Albert, Duke of Prussia. But first time round nach moments stood out: The St Matthew Passion has been presented in staged performances.

These are not always sung by all different soloists. In ” Blute nur “, the line about the serpent is set with a twisting melody. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. While soprano and alto vach in duet, No.


Bach’s choir and orchestra. O Welt, sieh hier dein Leben. Pilate interrogates Jesus No. Bach was Thomaskantor i. After the meal they go together to the Mount of Olives No.

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin D-B: Fuller-Maitland, Novello, London, ; repr. In many arias a solo instrument or more create a specific mood, such as the central soprano aria No.

The St Matthew Passion is not an opera but it does have opera-like aspects such as music, text, singing and drama. The woodwinds are two traversos, oboes and oboes d’amore for each choir, and in addition for choir I two oboes da caccia. Wer hat dich so geschlagen. Little is known with certainty about the creation process of the St Matthew Passion. As is typical of erbarrme 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 Bernstein’s lecture on Bach was also published in In a dramatic highpoint of the Passion, [16] [17] the chorus No.

Bach – Erbarme dich from Matthew Passion sheet music for Voice

Typically, these are done with all performers in street clothes or neutral costumes, the orchestras on stage, at least the soloists singing without scores from memory, and the words acted out in a solemn, melodramatic fashion with only a minimal stage set. The first ” O Lamm Gottes ” chorale compares Jesus’ crucifixion to the ritual sacrifice of an Old Testament lamb, as an offering for sin. In this version both choirs have SATB soloists and chorus, and a string section and continuo consisting of at least violins I and II, viola, gamba and organ.


Even his last words are misunderstood. Only his final wordsin AramaicEli, Eli lama asabthani? IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country. The next call by Chorus I is Seht ihn See him! Thomas and the Peterskirche. Writings and Letters Pendragon Press, Following the concept of Anselm of Canterburythe crucifixion is the endpoint and the source of redemption ; the emphasis is on the suffering of Jesus.

The “glorious work” quotation is on page It may not be public domain elsewhere, however. Am I the one going to betray?

Part Two uses Matthew