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Georg Philipp Telemann
Passions-Oratorium Seliges Erwägen, TWV 5:2

Ref.

TWV 5:2, TWV 5:2a (variant)

German Title

Passions-Oratorium: Seliges Erwägen des Leidens und Sterbens Jesu Christi (I)
or Das selige Erwägen des Leidens und Sterbens Jesu Christi

English Title

Passion Oratorio: Blessed Contemplation of the Bitter Suffering and Dying of Jesus Christ

Event

Oratorio Passion for Good Friday

Composed

Composed by Georg Philipp Telemann - Hamburg, 1722
1st performance: Hamburg, 1728
Probably performed by J.S. Bach in Leipzig on Good Friday 1732-1735

Text

Georg Philipp Telemann (1722)

German Text | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, 2 Tenors, 2 Basses; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra TWV 5:2: 2 piccolos, 2 recorders, 2 flutes, 2 chalumeaus, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 4 corno da caccia, strings (2 violins, viola, violoncello), continuo
Orchestra TWV 5:2a: transverse flute, 2 oboes, strings (2 violins, viola, violoncello), continuo

Persons:
Jesus - Bass
Der Glaube (Faith) - Soprano
Die Andacht (Devotion) - Soprano, Tenor
Zion - Soprano
Petrus - Tenor
Caiaphas - Bass

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Telemann: Das selige Erwägen -Passionsoratorium
Telemann: Passions-Oratorium

G.P. Telemann: Passions-Oratorium Seliges Erwägen, TWV 5:2

Wolfgang Schäfer

Freiburger Vokalensemble / L'Arpa Festante München

Soprano [Die Andacht (devotion), Der Glaube (faith), Zion]: Barbara Löcher; Tenor [Die Andacht (devotion)]: Zeger Vandersteene; Tenor [Petrus]: Stefan Dörr; Baritone [Jesus]: Berthold Possemeyer; Baritone [Caiaphas]: Johan-René Schmidt

Amati SRR 8905/1-2
Brilliant Clasics 99521

1989

2-CD / TT: 111:44

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2008)

Georg Philipp Telemann: Short Biography | Cantata BWV 141 | Cantata BWV 160 | Cantata BWV 218 | Cantata BWV 219 | Passions-Pasticcio BWV 1088 | Motet Jauchzet dem Herrn, alle Welt, BWV Anh 160 | Cantata Hier ist mein Herz, geliebter Jesu, TWV 1:795 | Cantata Ich freue mich im Herren, TWV 1:826 | Cantata Machet die Tore weit (I), TWV 1:074 | Cantata Der Herr ist König, TWV 8:6 | Brockes Passion, TWV 5:1 | Passions-Oratorium Seliges Erwägen, TWV 5:2 | Georg Philipp Telemann & Bach | Music

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