The St Matthew Passion (German: Matthäus-Passion), BWV , is a Passion, a sacred oratorio written by Johann Sebastian Bach in for solo voices, double choir and double orchestra, with libretto by Picander. It sets chapters 26 and 27 of the Gospel of Matthew (in the Luther Bible) to music, with interspersed chorales and arias.
Issued in a slip container box with and 60 page booklet titled *The Story Of Great Music: The Baroque Era*. Also includes a seven-page pamphlet titled, "The Rick World Of Music: An Introduction to The Story Of Great Music," written by Henry Antole Grunwald/5(10).
Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott Alt ernative. Title Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian: Opus/Catalogue Number Op./Cat. No. BWV I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. No. IJB Key F-sharp minor Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 1 chorale prelude (45 bars) First Pub lication. or before Composer Time Period Comp. Period: Baroque: Piece Style Baroque Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian.
Mar 16, · The Polish poet and novelist Adam Zagajewski has called Erbarme Dich “the center and the synthesis of western music.” The violinist Yehudi Menuhin called the aria’s lamenting solo violin obligato “the most beautiful piece of music ever written for the violin.” (You can hear Menuhin performing this aria both early and late in his career).
Aug 04, · Accompanied by the Choir and Orchestra of Collegium Vocale Ghent, the French countertenor Damien Guillon sings “Erbarme dich, mein Gott” (English: Have mercy, my God), an aria for contralto, solo violin, strings (originally 2 violins and 1 viola) and basso continuo, from the sacred oratorio “Matthäus-Passion” (English: St Matthew Passion), BWV written by Johann Sebastian .