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Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel
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 Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel - 1725

1st performance: Gotha Castle Chapel at Friedenstein Castle, Lenten Season 1725
Several performances: Sonderhausen, presumably in 1735.

Performances by J.S. Bach: not known.

Text

Barthold Heinrich Brockes (1712)
Adds three traditional chorales to the five Brockes chorale movements; abridged version.

German Text | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Soloists: 7 Sopranos, 2 Altos, 4 Tenors, 5 Basses; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: tranverse flute, 2 oboes, bassoon, 2 violins, 2 violas, viola d’amore, viola da gamba, violoncello, double bass, theorbae, organ

Evangelist - Tenor
Jesus - Bass
Daughter of Zion (1st) - Soprano
Daughter of Zion (2nd) - Soprano
Mary - Soprano
1st Maid - Soprano
2nd Maid - Soprano
3rd Maid - Soprano
Faithful Soul (1st) - Soprano
Judas - Alto
Faithful Soul (2nd) - Alto
Jacobus - Tenor (?)
Soldier - Tenor
Peter - Tenor
Faithful Soul (3rd) - Tenor
Faithful Soul (4th) - Bass
Johannes - Bass (?)
Pilate - Bass
Caiaphas - Bass
Centurion - Bass

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Complete Recordings
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Brockes-Passion - Discussions

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Complete Recordings

1

G.H. Stölzel: Brockes Passion [V-1]

G.H. Stölzel: Passion Oratorio after Barthold Heinrich Brockes (1725)

Ludger Rémy

Telemannisches Collegium Michaelstein

Soprano 1: Constanze Backes; Soprano 2: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Henning Voss; Tenor [Evangelist & Aria No. 30]: Knut Schoch; Tenor: Andreas Post; Bass: Florian Mehltretter; Bass [Jesus & Aria No. 57]: Klaus Mertens

CPO 999560

Oct 25-31, 1997

2-CD / TT: 126:35

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

Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works | Bist du bei mir BWV 508 | | Brockes-Passion | Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel & Bach | Music Examples

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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