Box office: 0870 382 8000 or www.rfh.org.uk Topics Text and translation included. www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2000/aug00/StMatthew.htm Matthew Passion”, but reduced the work to approximated half its … • Orchestration — Mendelssohn made use of the Romantic orchestra. This one certainly was – the first performance in this country of Mendelssohn's 1829 edition of Bach's great work. And in 1829, at the age of 20, he mounted his pioneering performances of the St … MENDELSSOHN AND BACH'S MATTHEW PASSION Its Performance, Reception, and the Presence of 70 original Choral Parts in the Netherlands In this contribution to the Tijdschrift of the Royal Society for Music History of The Netherlands, I would like to focus on a remarkable event in the history of Western music: the illustrious performance of J.S. Matthäus-Passion, H.802 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel) Matthäus-Passion, SWV 479 (Schütz, Heinrich) Matthäus-Passion, TWV 5:15 (Telemann, Georg Philipp) Matthäus-Passion (Meder, Johann Valentin) Matthäus-Passion (Sebastiani, Johann) Matthäus-Passion (Theile, Johann) M cont. centres, incl. This changed suddenly on 11 March 1829 with Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s performance of Bach’s “St. However, Mendelssohn's … Bach's Matthew Passion conducted by Felix Jacob Ludwig … Opus 111 (Full price) (CD) OPS30-72/3 (two discs: 132 minutes: DDD). Originally only available on hire as part of the … a few years after Mendelssohn's revival of Bach's St. Matthew Passion, St. Paul seems an almost polemically thoroughgoing effort to carve out a place in contemporary composition for the musical language of Bach's long-neglected choral works. Bach: Passione secondo Matteo: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244: Diego Fasolis: Coro della Radio Svizzera & Gruppo Vocale Cantemus / Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana: Tenors: Andrew King, Paul Robinson; Soprano: Lynda Russell; Mezzo-soprano: Gloria Banditelli, Tenor: Axel Everaert; Bass: Andreas Scheibner: The Classic Voice Magazine / Rete Due Radio Svizerra: Apr 1995: 2-CD / TT: … On February 8, 2015, the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia presented the Center-funded American premiere of Felix Mendelssohn’s 1841 revision of Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at Girard College Chapel. Lest one be up in arms about edited Bach, it's important to … Mendelssohn-Bartholdy) (Christoph Spering) [2CD] J.S. See also the Album for Anna Magdalena. The St. Matthew Passion is revered today as one of the great masterpieces of the choral repertoire, but along with much of Bach’s vast output, it sank into obscurity in the decades following his death. When the 20-year-old Felix Mendelssohn conducted a performance of the Passion in 1829, it helped to inspire a widespread revival of Bach’s music, and fueled the growth of choral societies across Europe and the … Bach, Johann Sebastian (Eisenach 1685 - Leipzig 1750); Ger. The dates in the Bach chronology should reflect this in a new and enhanced outline covering first, 1750-1829 , followed by 1830-1899 , etc, leaving the rest of the section unchanged at this time. On February 8, Mendelssohn Club will recreate this his- This was supposed to be uploaded a few days ago, on March 11th, the anniversary date of Mendelssohn's monumental performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion in 1829 (with edits to suit 19th century popular tastes). His complete performance of the Passion can justifiably be described as the starting point of a broadly-based Bach renaissance. The concert … Bach - Matthaus-Passion (arr. the St John Passion and a much-cut Mass in B minor. Recorded in association with Stiftung Kunst and Kultur des … But Mendelssohn … Of Mendelssohn’s five chorales, All ein Gott […] (No. During his visits to London, he was constantly preaching, playing, or talking about Bach. Before that fateful day, the old composer was relatively unknown outside the music fandom and often seen as stuffy, scholarly and overly mathematical. Share this product. "It's still a beautiful artistic gesture," said longtime Mendelssohn Club music director Alan Harler, who is retiring at the end of this season. Passione secondo Matteo. Abstract: Felix Mendelssohn's performance in 1829 of Matthaus-Passion by J. S. Bach was the first presentation of a large-scale vocal work by Bach since the composer's death in 1750. Two further perfs. Matthew Passion” at the Berlin Sing-Akademie. Challenge Classics. J. S. Bach. mus. Biography Bibliography ››› Johann Sebastian Bach, the own pages here. Why would you perform Bach? Supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia celebrates their 140th season with the North American premiere of Felix Mendelssohn's 1841 revision of Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion.Mendelssohn's edits to the original score were designed to popularize Bach among mid-19th-century audiences, who were more likely to study than to perform … Lezione Storia della Musica Contesto storico-musicale - Contesto storico: epoca del tardo barocco, la Germania del 1700, frammentata in molti piccoli Stati indipendenti, è divisa dal punto di vista religioso in due aree: quella luterana al nord e quella cattolica al sud. On 11 March 1829 the 20-year-old Felix Mendelssohn conducted a performance of the St Matthew Passion, composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, in the concert hall of the Singakademie in Berlin, almost 100 years after the work had last been played. A second arrangement was performed in Leipzig in 1841. Some 900 people were in attendance, and the performance was so successful that it was repeated twice, on 21 March and on Good Friday, 17 April … Johann Sebastian Bach – Matthäus-Passion: Mendelssohn version (1841) The Netherlands Symphony Orchestra | Consensus Vocalis. - Pietà luterana e pensiero razionalista … St Matthew Passion. No. ››› Johann Sebastian Bach, the own complete works list here. Other leading Ger. On 11 Mar. This is a documentary for the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia funded by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, leading up to the Mendelssohn Club’s North American Premiere of the historic Mendelssohn version of Bach’s St. … Matthäus-Passion (Walter, Johann) Matthäuspassion, BWV 244b (Bach, Johann Sebastian) Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 … In his mid- and late teens his studies of the latest works of Beethoven bore astonishing fruit. • Each instance of the chorale in Bach’s St. Matthew is a straightforward four-part chorale setting. From the time of the oratorio's premiere, however, it was one of the cornerstones of this stylistic reclamation - Mendelssohn's inclusion of chorales-that … La cultura nord-tedesca era più conservatrice. 1829 Mendelssohn cond. 3) in St. Paul is the only one that conforms to Bach’s church style. This chapter explores Felix Mendelssohn's 1829 revival of Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion (Matthaus-Passion). Description; Additional information; Reviews (0) Description. Mendelssohn worked extensively to revive Bach's reputation between 1824-1829 with the revived performance of Bach's Matthew Passion in Germany in 1829. the Passion, and the performance ignited a revival of interest in Bach’s music that continues to this day. Bach'sSt. Mendelssohn’s reimagining of Bach’s ‘St. His performances of the organ preludes and fugues at various London churches, and at the Birmingham Festival, aroused great interest. followed within 5 weeks. This performance marked the rediscovery of Bach as a composer, and a revival of his works began. Mendelssohn). Here, in the actor’s memoirs,1 we find the story of how the maternal grandmother, Bella Salomon, had a copy of the Passion prepared in 1823 as a Christmas present for the fourteen-year-old Felix; how, several years later, after studying with a small … by F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy for St. Thomas Church, Leipzig) performed by Wilfried Jochens, tenor (Evangelist) Peter Lika, bass (Christusworte) Angela Kazimierczuk, sopran Alison Browner, alt Markus Schafer, tenor Franz-Josef Selig, bass Chorus … But Mendelssohn also knew Bach's Magnificat, and it is interesting to note that he also was acquainted with the setting Bach's son Carl Philipp Emanuel composed in 1749 which he later used for his application for the post of … Angela Kazimierczuk (sop); Alison Browner (contr); Wilfried Jochens, Markus Schäfer (tens); Peter Lika, Franz-Josef Selig (basses); Chorus Musicus; Das Neue Orchestra / Christoph Spering. 6 in stock. Facebook Twitter Google Pinterest. Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann (Weimar 1710 - Berlin 1784); Ger. About the Album. Musicologist Michael Marissen has argued that in preparing for the revival, Mendelssohn cut Bach's work to remove anti-Semitic references. He revived the Matthew Passion at Berlin when he was only twenty. In 1841, Mendelssohn presented a revised and slightly enlarged version of the St. Matthew Passion in the Thomaskirche in Leipzig, where it had been pre-miered by Bach. Felix Mendelssohn can claim the credit of having ushered in the Bach-Renaissance with his arrangement and performance of the “St Matthew Passion”. At first, Mendelssohn did not present the full-length “St. It was he, too, who was … Raffaele Di Mauro. In the booklet accompanying the performance, Dr. R. Larry Todd comments on the significance that the multiple interpretations of the work engender for different … 1841 arr. It was revived for the first time in the Berlin Singakademie on 11 March 1829, one hundred years after its premiere in Leipzig’s Thomaskirche. Roger Norrington conducts Mendelssohn's edition of Bach's St Matthew Passion at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London SE1, on February 5. This concert will be followed by a free screening of Bach, Mendelssohn and the St. Matthew Passion at 4pm. Since 1869, Eduard Devrient’s engaging account of the 1829 revival of the St. Matthew Passion has remained a durable strand in Mendelssohn biographies. This was probably no accident, for Mendelssohn’s reverence for Bach was profound. Matthew Passion’ By Flo Gardner | February 10, 2015 David Patrick Stearns, Inquirer Classical Music Critic Posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015, 3:01 AM From the opening chorus of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, audiences at the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia performance at Girard College on Sunday will be hearing something a bit alien. From his boyhood Mendelssohn’s devotion to the music of Bach was unswerving. Matthew Passionis universally acknowledged to be one of the world's supreme musical masterpieces, yet in the years after Bach's death it was forgotten by all but a small number of his pupils and admirers. His training under Zelter in the music of Bach, Handel, Haydn and Mozart gave him a mastery of contrapuntal techniques and sonata style. FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Bach, St Matthew's Passion, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Roger Norrington (conductor), Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 5th February, 2005 (AO) A premiere of St Matthew's Passion?