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Johann Mattheson
Brockes-Passion

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German Title

Brockes Passion (Der für die Sünde der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesus)

English Title

Passion after Barthold Heinrich Brockes (Jesus who Suffered and Died for the Sins of the World)

Event

Oratorio Passion for Good Friday

Composed

Composed by Johann Mattheson - Hamburg, 1719

1st performance: Palm Sunday, April 10, 1718, Hamburg Domkirche (Director of Music, 1715-1728)
Repeated March 20, 1719, St. Marie-Magdalene Church
5 movements in omnibus Brockes Pasticcio Passion, 1722.
Repeat performances: Hamburg, 1719, 1722, 1723 and 1730 in series of passion performances, with the Brockes text being presented for artistic comparison in four different settings (of R. Keiser, G.P. Telemann, G.F. Handel and J. Mattheson) on a series of four evenings.

Performance by J.S. Bach: not known.

Text

Barthold Heinrich Brockes (1712)

German Text | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Soloists: 2 Sopranos, Alto, 2 Tenors, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: ?

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J. Mattheson: Brockes-Passion (Der für die Sünde der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesus, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra)

J. Mattheson: Brockes-Passion

Marie Theres Brand

Motettenchor Speyer / Accademia Filarmonica Köln

Soprano: Mechthild Bach; Soprano: Dorothee Wolgemuth; Counter-tenor: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Wilfried Jochens; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Ekkehard Abele

Cavalli CCD-401

Mar 23, 1996

3-CD / TT: 155:35

Recorded at St. Josephskirche Speyer, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2010)
Thanks to contributors: William Hoffman (October 2010)

Johann Mattheson: Short Biography | Brockes-Passion | Johann Mattheson & Bach

Barthold Heinrich Brockes: Short Biography | Brockes-Passion - Discussions
J.F. Fasch:
Brockes-Passion, FWV F:1 | G.F. Handel: Brockes Passion, HWV 48 | R. Keiser: Brockes-Passion | J. Mattheson: Brockes-Passion | G.H. Stölzel: Brockes-Passion | G.P. Telemann: Brockes Passion, TWV 5:1 | J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion BWV 245

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