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The Pathos of the CrossThe Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts-The Baroque Era$

Richard Viladesau

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199352685

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352685.001.0001

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(p.287) Appendix 2 Discography—Music of the Passion of the Baroque era

(p.287) Appendix 2 Discography—Music of the Passion of the Baroque era

The Pathos of the Cross
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1585 Victoria, Tomas Luis de. Passion According to St. John. In Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae (1585), Singers (grp) Ensemble vocal Jean-Paul Gipon. Jade. [Passion with turba].

after 1617 Schütz, Heinrich. Die Sieben Worte Jesu Christi Am Kreuz. Performer (grp) Ensemble Clément Janequin and Les Saqueboutiers de Toulouse. HM.

1631 Demantius, Christoph. Passion nach dem Evangelisten Johannes. KammerChor Saarbrücken, conducted by Georg Grünn. Christopherus CHR 77229. [6-voiced motet Passion in German].

1631 Demantius, Christoph. Weissagung des Leidens und Sterbens Jesu Christi. KammerChor Saarbrücken, conducted by Georg Grünn. Christopherus CHR 77229. [Prophecies from Isaiah 53].

1650 [ms. 1686—date of a performance?] Provenzale, Francesco. “Dialogo a Cinque Voci Con Violine Per la Passione.” In Musica Per la Settimana Santa a Napoli, Vol. II of Tesori Di Napoli, Performer (grp) Capella della Pietà, conducted by Florio. Opus 111. [Dramatic dialog on the Passion; centered on Mary].

1650 [ca] Rossi, Luigi. Oratorio Per la Settimana Santa. Performer (grp) Les arts florissants. Conducted by Christie. HM. [A lament of the Virgin in context of passion story].

1663 [ca.] Sebastiani, Johann. Matthäus Passion. Performer (grp) Ricercar consort. Conducted by Pierlot. Ricercar. [Passion with chorales; introduced practice?].

1665 Schütz, Heinrich. Lukas-Passion. Dresdner Kreuzchor. Rudolf Mauersberger, conductor. Berlin Classics.

1665 Schütz, Heinrich. Johannes-Passion. Collegium musicum Plagense. Christophorus.

1666 Schütz, Heinrich. Matthäus-Passion. Hilliard Ensemble. EMI. [No arias; text alone].

(p.288) 1667 Anonymous. Passion according to Matthew (Uppsala Ms) (Historia vom Leiden und Sterben unsers Lieben Herrn Jesu). Le Parelement de Musique, Martin Gester. Accord 205482 (Passion oratorio with cantos).

1670 [ca] Charpentier, Marc-Antoine. Le Reniement de S. Pierre. Les Arts Florissants, dir. Christie. HMC [Oratorio style episode of Passion].

1673 Theile, Johann. St. Matthew Passion. Singer (ind) Equiluz, Varcoe, and Covey-Crump. Performer (grp) London Baroque. Conducted by Medlam. HM. [Gospel Passion with arias].

1676 [ca] Biber, Heinrich. Die Rosenkranz Sonaten. Violin, Holloway. Virgin Classics. sorrowful mysteries: sweating blood; scourging; crowning; carrying cross; crucifixion. instrumental.

1680 Buxtehude, Dietrich. Membra Jesu Nostri. cantatas: text by Bernard of Clairvaux: meditation on crucified Christ.

ca 1680 (?) Stradella, Alessandro. Crocifissione e Morte Di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo. Singer (ind) Wessel. Performer (grp) Orchester und Vokalensemble La Stagione. Conducted by Schneider. Capriccio.

1688 Draghi, Antonio. La Vita Nella Morte. Oratorio Du Sépulcre. Performer (grp) Ensemble baroque de Limoges. Conducted by Coin. Audivis. [Sepolcro].

1704 [perf.] Handel (attrib.) St. John Passion. Performer (grp) Capella Savaria. Conducted by Németh. Hungaroton. [Oratorio Passion; gospel with text by Christian Postel].

1706 Ortells, Antonio Teodoro. Oratorio Sacro a la Pasión de Cristo Nuestro Señor. Capella de Ministrers, Carles Magraner, dirección. Audivis. [Dialog of Lucifer and saints at the Passion].

1707 Perti, Giacomo Antonio. Gesù Al Sepolcro. Oratorio Della Passione. Performer (grp) Solisti e orchestra della Cappella Musicale di S. Petronio. Conducted by Vartolo. Tactus. [Sepolcro].

1700 [? ca] Scarlatti, Alessandro. Passio Secundum Iohannem. Performer (grp) Capella Savaria. Conducted by Németh. Hungaroton. [Gospel Passion with polyphonic turba].

1708 Scarlatti, Alessandro. La Colpa, Il Pentimento, la Grazia. Oratorio Per la Passione Di Nostro Signore Jesu Cristo. Singer (ind) Bach, Geitner, and Wessel. Performer (grp) Orchester und Vokalensemble La Stagione. Conducted by Schneider. Capriccio.

1710 [ca] Friedrich Nicolaus Brauns. Markus-Passion (“Jesus Christus ist umb unserer Missethat willen verwundt.”)Passionsoratorium nach dem Evangelisten Markus (formerly attributed to Reinhard Keiser). Bernese Choirs and Orchestra; Dahler, cond. Claves. [Passion with arias].

before 1711 Michel-Richard de Lalande, Tenebrae. Le Poème Harmonique, conducted by Vincent Dumestre. Alpha CD, 2002.

1716 Telemann. Brockes Passion. Performer (grp) Stadtsingechor zu Halle and Cappella Savaria. Conducted by McGegan. Hungaroton. Text by Brockes.

(p.289) 1716 (-17) Handel, George Frideric. (attrib.) Brockes Passion. Performer (grp) Capella Savaria. Singers (grp) Stadtsingechor Halle. Conducted by McGegan. Hungaroton. [Passion oratorio; entirely composed. Text by Brockes].

1716 Fux, Johann Joseph. Il Fonte della Salute Aperto dalla Grazia nel Calvario (revised 1721). Wiener Akademie. Conducted by Martin Haselbÿouck. CPO 999 680–682. [Sepolcro].

1718 Mattheson. Der Für die Sünde der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesus (Brockes Passion). Motettenchor Speyer. Conducted by Brand. Cavalli CD. Passion oratorio. Text by Brockes.

1722 Telemann. Das Selige Erwägen Des Bittern Leidens und Sterbens Jesu Christi. Passionsoratorium in neun Betrachtungen. Singers (grp) Freiburger Vokalensemble. Conducted by Schäfer. Amati. [Reflections and meditations].

1724 Bach, J. S. Johannes-Passion, BWV 245. Performer (grp) Chapelle Royale. Conducted by Herreweghe. HM. [Oratorio Passion. 4 versions: 1724, 1725, 1726–1731, 1747).

——. Johannes-Passion, BWV 245. Singers (grp) Monteverdi Choir. Performer (grp) English Baroque Soloists. Conducted by Gardiner. Archiv.

——. Johannes-Passion, BWV 245. Performer (grp) Concentus Musicus Wien. Singers (grp) Wiener Sÿaungerknaben. Conducted by Harnoncourt. Teldec.

1724 Heinechen, Johann David. Nicht das Band, das Dich Bestricket. Oratorio Tedesco Al Sepolcro Santo. In Lamentationes. Passionsmusik, Performer (grp) Musica Antiqua Köln, conducted by Goebel. Archiv. [Sepolcro].

1725 Stöltzel, Gottfried Heinrich. Brockes Passion. Kammerchor Michaelstein, Telemann-Kammerorchester Michaelstein; Rÿeamy, conductor. CPO. [paraphrased passion from 4 evangelists, with arias].

1727 [perf] Bach, J. S. Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244. Performer (grp) Chapelle Royale. Conducted by Herreweghe. HM. [Passion oratorio; text by Henrici, dit Picander. defin. edition 1736].

——. Matthäus-Passion. Singers (grp) Tÿoulzer Knabenchor. Performer (grp) La Petite Bande. Conducted by Leonhardt. DHM.

1729 Caldara, Antonio. La Passione di Gesù Cristo Signor Nostro. Europa Galante. Cond. by Fabio Biondi. Virgin. [Text by Metastasio].

1730 Telemann. Matthäus-Passion. Singers (grp) Collegium vocale der Schläger Musikseminare. Performer (grp) Barokorchester München. Conducted by Freiberger. Christophorus. [Passion with chorales, arias, alegorical figures].

1730 anon., attrib. Bach. Possibly by Telemann. Lucas Passion. St. Luke Passion, recomposed by Jan Jiräsek, after an idea by Carl Orff. Boni Pueri; Munich Oratorio Choir; Munich Symphony Orchestra; Douglas Bostock, conductor. Classico CD. [Passion].

1731 Bach, J. S. Markus Passion, BWV 247. Comp & ed Simon Heighes. Singers (grp) Ring Ensemble of Finland. Performer (grp) European Union Baroque Orchestra. Conducted by Goodman. Musica Oscura. [musical reconstruction. text by Picander].

(p.290) 1742 Hasse, Johann Adolf. I Pellegrini al Sepolcro di Nostro Signore. Il seminario musicale. Lesne. Virgin Veritas. [Sepolcro].

1743 (ca.) Jommelli, Niccolò. Agonia di Cristo (le Ultime Parole di N. S.). Ensemble vocale “Concerto”; Gini, Dir. Nuova Era.

1744 Telemann. Lukas-Passion. Frankfurter Madrigal-Ensemble; Hessisches Kammerorchester Frankfort. Conductor: Siegfried Heinrich. Cantate.

1745 Telemann. Music vom Leiden und Sterben des Welterlösers. (Johannespassie 1745). Collegium Instrumentale Brugense; Capella Brugensis. Patrick Peire.

1746 Telemann. Matthäus Passion (1746). Performer (grp) Konzertchor Darmstadt and Kammerorchester Darmstadt. Conducted by Seeliger. Christophorus. [gospel Passion with chorales and arias, alegorical figures].

1749 Jommelli, Niccolò. La Passione Di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo. Performer (grp) Berliner Barock Akademie and Sigismondo d’India Ensembles Eufonia. Conducted by de Marchi. K617. Text by Metastasio. [Reactions of apostles].

1749 Bach, J. S. St. John Passion. (1749 Version). Performer (grp) Rheinische Kantorei and Das Kleine Konzert. Conducted by Max. Capriccio.

1750 [ca] Homilius, Gottfried August. Matthäuspassion. Performer (grp) Cappella vocale Leverkusen and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. Berlin Classics. [Passion with arias and chorales].