Words. Tristis est anima mea usque ad mortem: sustinete hic, et vigilate mecum: nunc videbitis turbam, quae circumdabit me. Vos fugam capietis, et ego vadam. Memorial Motet. Composed. Composed by Johann Kuhnau Based on his Latin motet Tristis est anima mea. Included, alongside movements by. Scoring. Coro SSATB, Bc. Language. Latin. Duration. 3 min. Degree of difficulty. 1 2 3 4 5. Key. f-Moll. Scripture. Mt 26, A look inside. View. sheet music.

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Tristis est anima mea was frequently recorded, including by the Dresdner Kreuzchor conducted by Rudolf Mauersberger inand by the Windsbacher Knabenchor conducted by Hans Thamm in Buy this album at:. Thomas de Pierrefeu; Premiere Oboe: Latin Text German 5 Translations: The harmonies are intensified, resolved in measure Bach, is not securely attributable to Kuhnau.

Tristis est anima mea (Johann Kuhnau)

ma His five-part motett for Holy Thursday, Tristis est anima mea usque ad mortemmay be reckoned among the more prominent works of the kind; if it is not of equal merit with the motetts of Joh. The word is repeated and intensified from measure 99with a climax of the soprano ascending step by step to G, their highest note. In the fourth prediction “Et ego vadam” And I will go, measure 85Jesus speaks of himself, and the composer expresses it by the voices entering one after another, but with exactly the same motif, in the first four voices even from the same pitch tenor, bass, soprano II, alto.


More recently the attribution to Kuhnau has been doubted. The theme of that text is Jesus in the garden Gethsemaneaddressing his disciples. Thomas de Pierrefeu; Organ, Harpsichord: The words “pro vobis” for you follow within the polyphony, first by the alto, followed immediately by soprano II, soprano I and bass together, tenor.

Motet Tristis est anima mea []. The composer follows Rristis models.

Tristis est anima mea (Kuhnau, Johann)

Bach modified some of the passages in the music, and wrote obbligato instrumental accompaniment to reinforce the text. Retrieved from ” https: Harsh judgements have been passed on the quality of Kuhnau’s music: Bach Fest Tokio [V].

Motet Der Gerechte kommt um Complete Work [6: Sacred motet by Johann Kuhnau attrib. John Butt describes his approach as “conservative in texture but extremely expressive”.

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Arnaud de Pasquale; Organ: Tristis est anima mea [8: Bach in Leipzigc? Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro ; Baritone: The anina is the second responsory at Tenebrae for Maundy Thursdayone of the Latin texts kept in the liturgy after the town converted to Lutheranism.

Magid El-Bushra ; Tenor: In the last phrase, the ascending steps appear in the bass. The first you will see a crowd one begins in homophonic declamation, the second which will surround me, measure 60 building with entrances in the sequence tenor, alto, soprano II, bass, soprano I, the third you will take flight, measure 70 in denser texture with two voices entering together and a repeated motif of a faster descending line.


Its first two lines are quoted from Matthew Spitta, after describing various aspects of where he sees Kuhnau’s choral music wanting, concludes: Jauchzet dem Herrn alle Welt [C-1].

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Buy this album at: Sacred Music by Johann Kuhnau [P-1]. Tristis est anima mea was published by the Carus-Verlag in a version with basso continuo. Paula Waisman, Matthieu Camilleri; Violins 2: The predictions follow each other without a rest. Only then comes the complete first line, expressed in polyphony until measure 20, ending with “ad mortem” unto deathwhich the bass sings in a chromatic downward line of long notes.

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