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Friedrich Nicolaus Brauns
Markus-Passion

German Title

Markus-Passion ("Jesus Christus ist umb unserer Missethat willen verwundt.")
Passionsoratorium nach dem Evangelisten Markus

Latin Title

Passio secundum Marcum

English Title

St. Mark Passion / Passion according to Saint Mark

Event

Oratorio Passion for Good Friday

Composed

Composed by Friedrich Nicolaus Brauns [Bruhns] in Hamburg, 1702.
Previously attributed to Reinhard Keiser
Performed by J.S. Bach, including movements composed by J.S. Bach, BC D5:
- 1st performance in Weimar on March 30, 1714 or 1713 or earlier (OCC) or c1710-12 (TLM).
- 2nd performance at Nikolaikirche in Leipzig on April 19, 1726, with additional chorales.
- 3rd performance: Pasticcio Passion, composed of Markus-Passion by F.N. Brauns with insertion of 7 arias from Brockes Passion, HWV 48 by Georg Friedrich Händel - performed by J.S.Bach at Thomaskirche in Leipzig on Good Friday April 31, 1747 or April 12, 1748.

Text

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German Text | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra:

Score

References

BGA: | NBA: | BC: D5 | First Published:

Commentary

 

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Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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Recordings

Complete Recordings

1

Reinhard Keiser: Markus-Passion [P-1]
Reinhard Keiser: The Passion according to Saint Mark
[P-1]
Reinhard Keiser: The St. Mark Passion
[P-1]

 

F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion

Jörg Ewald Dähler

Kirchenchor Langnau, Gem. Chor Zweisimmen / Instrumental Ensemble

Soprano: Juliette Bise; Alto: Margrit Conrad; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Ulrich Gilgen

Claves 0273/74
MHS 1832/1833
Claves 509223

Feb 1971

2-LP / TT:
2- LP / TT:
2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Kirche Langnau, Switzerland.
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2

Reinhard Keiser: Markus-Passion

 

F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion

Alois J. Hochstrasser

Grazer Concerttchor / Instrumental Ensemble

Soprano: Margarita Kyriaki; Alto Elisabeth Kinsky; Tenors: Adolf Tomaschek, Herwig Erb; Bass: Gerhard Eder

Calig 30417/18

1971

2-LP / TT:

 

3

Reinhard Keiser: Markus-Passion

 

F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion

Albrecht Haupt

Kantatenchor Ulm, Evangelische Kantorei Wasseralfingen / Ulmer Barockensemble

Soprano: Csilla Zentai; Alto: Ingeborg Ruß; Tenor: Karl Markus; Baritone: Thomas Pfeiffer

FSM 53111/12
Corona 30074/75

Early 1970's ?

2-LP / TT:

 

4

Reinhard Keiser: Passion nach dem Evangelisten Markus

F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion

Gert Sell

Chor der Dorfkirchengemeinde Betlin-Lankwitz / Mitglieder des Radio-Symphonie-Orchesters Berlin

Soprano: Brigitte Ganady; Alto: Beate Sell-Kobbe; Tenor: Axel Reichardt; Tenor: Paul-Otto Kuster; Bass: Johannes Niebisch; Harpsichord: Michael Hermann

Mixtur-Schallplatten 329/330

Mar 25, 1973

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Lukaskirche Berlin-Steglitz, Germany.
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5

Reinhard Keiser: Markus Passion [P-1]

 

F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion – 1712/1713 Weimar version

Christian Brembeck

Parthenia Vocal Ensemble / Parthenia Baroque Orchestra (Concert Master: Claudia Schneider)

Tenor [Evangelist]: Bernhard Hirtreiter; Soprano: Tanja d'Althann; Soprano: Petra Geitner; Alto: Melinda Paulsen; Alto: Barbara Schmidt-Gaden; Alto: Eva Kammerer; Tenor: Jochen Elbert; Bass: Hartmut Elbert; Bass: Matthias Ettmayr

Christophorus 77143

May 10-12, 1993

CD / TT: 63:00

Recorded at Kath. Pfarrkirche Alling, Fürstenfeldbruck.
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6

Reinhard Keiser: Markus-Passion

F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion

Michel Laplénie

Ensemble Vocal Sagittarius / Le Parlement de Musique

Tenor [Evangelist]: Gerd Türk; Bass [Jesus]: Jacque Bona; Soprano: Monique Zanetti; Counter-tenor: Kai Wessel; Tenor [Petrus]: Bruno Renhold; Tenor [Pilatus]: Samuel Husser

Accord 205312

1995

2-CD / TT:

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7

ReinhardKeiser: Markus Passion

F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion, in the version performed by J.S. Bach (1726 version)

Eberhard Rex

Luzerner Knabenkantorei / Instrumentalists from Collegium Musicum Luzern

Tenor [Evangelist]: Daniel-Leo Meier; Bass [Jesus]: Nicolas Fink; Boy Soprano: Simeon Haefliger (Soloist from Luzerner Knabenkantorei); Counter-tenor: Urs Weibel; Tenor: Sebastian Lipp
Brian Dean, Sabine Hochstrasser (Violins); Brigitte Gasser, Brian Franklin (Viola da gamba); Monika Hasselbach (Violoncello); Kiri Ivanov (Contrabass); Mutsumi Ueno (Organ)

Con Affetto 006

Mar 25, 2006

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jesuitenkirche, Luzern, Switzerland.
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8

Passions-Pasticcio mit Arien von G.F. Händel - Bearbeiter: J.S. Bach [P-1]

 

Pasticcio Passion, composed of Markus-Passion by F.N. Brauns with insertion of 7 arias from Brockes Passion, HWV 48 by Georg Friedrich Händel

Gerhard Ropeter

Kantorei St. Mauritius Hardegsen / Telemannisches Collegium Michaelstein

Soprano: Dorothee Wohlgemuth; Counter-tenor: Michael Lieb; Tenor: Jörn Lindemann; Bass [Jesus]: Falk Joost; Bass [Arias]: Ralf Grobe

Kantorei St. Mauritius Hardegsen

Mar 8, 2008

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at St. Mauritius Hardegsen, Germany.
World premiere recording.
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9

Reinhard Keiser: Markuspassion [P-1]

 

F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion - Weimar version

Ralf Popken

Capella Sancti Georgi / Musica Alta Ripa

Tenor [Evangelist]: Georg Poplutz, Soprano: Julla von Landsberg [Arias & Chorus]; Soprano: Anke Briegel; Counter-tenor: Kerry Jago; Counter-tenor: Henning Voss; Tenor: Jörn Lindemann; Tenor: Birger Radde; Bass: Markus Flaig; Bass: Tilli Schutze (?)

Edition Crimson 2035

2008

CD / TT: ~76:00

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Recordings of Individual Movements

M-1

Voice & Trumpet - Musik des 18. Jahrhunderts [C-1]

3 arias from F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion:
- Wein', ach wein' jetzt [3:46]
- O Golgotha [4:14]
- Seht, Menschenkinder seht [2:38]

Soprano: Elisabeth Haumann
Wolfgang Guggenberger (Trumpet); Martin Hoffmann (Organ)

Ambitus 97913

1994

CD / TT: 57:25

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2008 - May 2010)
Thanks to contributors: David Glenn Lebut Jr. (January 2009, May 2010)

Friedrich Nicolaus Brauns: Short Biography | Markus-Passion

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