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Jakob Handl [Jacobus Gallus]
Motet Ecce quomodo moritur

Latin Title

Ecce quomodo moritur justus (or iustus)

English Title

 

Event

Motet performed in Leipzig on Good Friday

Composed

By Jakob Handl (Jacobus Gallus) - 1577.
Performed by J.S. Bach as part of Good Friday Vespers at the prinicipal churches in Leipzig 1724-1749

Text

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Latin Text | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Soloists: 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: continuo

Score

References

BGA: - | NBA: - | BC: | First Published: in Opus musicum, 1577, a collection of 374 motets.

Commentary

 

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Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Jakob Handl & Bach

Recordings

Complete Recordings

1

Motetten Alter Meister [P-1]
Motetten Alter Meister
[P-1]
Dresdner Kreuzchor: Legendary [Box Set]
[P-1]

 

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur [3:17]

Conductor: Rudolf Mauersberger; Musical Assistant: Wolfgang Ebersbach

Dresdner Kreuzchor

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Eterna 825 859
Berlin Classics 91962
Berlin Classics 8392

Jun 23-26, 1969

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 52:58
10-CD / TT: 572:48

Recorded at Lukaskirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
Recording Manager: Reimar Bluth; Sound Control: Claus Strüben.
Buy this album at:
CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

2

Antonio Caldara: Stabat Mater; Mottetti di: Ingegneri, Handl, Nenna, Massaini, Gabrieli, Benevoli

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur []

Alberto Turco

Cappella Musicale della Cattedrale di Verona

-

Bongiovanni 5023

1989

CD / TT: 46:13

 

3

Cathedral Music from Galway

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur [3:01]

Raymond O'Donnell (Conductor & Organ)

Choir of Galway Cathedral

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SDG 2000 608

1999 ?

CD / TT: 70:08

 

4

Remembrance [P-1]

 
 

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur [3:01]

John Scott

Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, London

Huw Tregelles Williams (Organ)

Hyperion CDA-67398
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Jan 13-14 & 22-23, 2003

CD / TT: 72:58
MP3 / TT: 71:40

Recorded at St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England.
Recording Engineer: Julian Millard; Recording Producer: Mark Brown; Executive Producer: Simon Parry.
Buy this album at:
CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: iTunes

5

J.S. Bach: St. John Passion, 1725 Version [V-1]

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur [3:17]

Simon Carrington

Yale Schola Cantorum / Yale Collegium Players (Director: Robert Mealy)

-

ReZound 5017-18

Apr 1 & 3, 2007

2-CD / TT: 115:48

Recorded live at St. Michael’s Church , New York, NY & St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT, USA.
Buy this album at: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk

6

J.S. Bach: St. John Passion BWV 245, 1725 Version, in Good Friday Vespers [V-1]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, 1725 Version, in Good Friday Vespers, Liturgical reconstruction by Robin A. Leaver [122 min]:
J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur []

Andrew Megill

Bach Festival Choir; Fuma Sacra / Bach Festival Orchestra (Concertmaster: Nancy Wilson)

-

Westminster Choir College

Jun 30, 2007

2-CD / TT: 122 min

Recorded live at Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey, USA. A performance from the 10th annual Bach Festival, as part of Westminster Choir College's Summer Session.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 704273807)

7

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion [V-3]

 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244: Seletion (from a complete performance)
J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur [4:11]

Akiko Koizumi

Choeur de Chambre / The Period Orchestra

-

YouTube

Feb 5, 2012

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Daiichi Seimei Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Watch on YouTube:
J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur: Complete Motet [4:12]

8

J.S. Bach: John Passion [V-3]

 

Jacob Handl Gallus: Ecce quomodo moritur [2:58]

John Butt (Director, harpsichord & organ in the Chorale Preludes)

Dunedin Consort & Players [Johannes Passion]
University of Glasgow Chapel Choir (Chorus Master: James Grossmith) [Motets and chorale harmonisations for the liturgy]

-

Linn Records CKD-419
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Sep 10-12, Nov 2, 2012

2-SACD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 138:05

Recorded at the Greyfriar's Kirk, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Premiere recording of J.S. Bach’s John Passion heard for the first time within its original liturgical context.
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2-SACD (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.c.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

9

Bach: Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 | Raphaël Pichon & Ensemble Pygmalion [V-5]

 

01:12:24: J. Handl Gallus: Ecce quomodo moritur justus [3:11]

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Choir: Soprano I: Anne-Emmanuelle Davy, Sabine Devieilhe, Perrine Devillers, Alice Foccroulle, Armelle Froeliger; Soprano II: Anne-Marie Beaudette, Maïlys de Villoutreys, Ellen Giacone, Marie-Frédérique Girod, Violaine Le Chenadec, Marie Planinsek; Alto I: Corinne Bahuaud, Philippe Barth, Damien Guillon; Alto II: Myriam Arbouz, Lucile Richardot, Guilhem Terrail; Tenors I: Samuel Boden, Olivier Coiffet, Davy Cornillot; Tenors II: Guillaume Gutiérrez, Thomas Hobbs, Randol Rodriguez; Basses I: Etienne Bazola, Renaud Bres, Geoffroy Buffière, Jean-Michel Durang; Basses II: Virgile Ancely, Nicolas Boulanger, Geoffroy Heurard, Christian Immler
Continuo: Violoncello: Emilia Gliozzi; Double-bass: Thomas de Pierrefeu; Organ, Harpsichord: Sébastien Daucé, Arnaud de Pasquale; Lute: Thomas Dunford

YouTube

Mar 6, 2016

Video / TT: 175:19

Recorded & filmed live at Chapelle Royale du Château de Versailles (Versailles, Frankreich), France.
Other concerets: March 22, 2016 at Opéra de Dijon; March 24 at Philharmonie de Cologne; March 25 & 26 at Chapelle Royale, Versailles; March 29 & 30 at Auditorium de Bordeaux. Broadcast on Culturebox (available until 27/09/2016).
Source:: Medici.tv
Watch on YouTube:
Complete Concert [175:19]
Complete Work [168:19] (Between the first part and the second part of the St. Matthew Passion, sounds a vocal work by Jacobus Gallus "Ecce quomodo moritur justus")

Recordings - Missing Details

10

Remstal-Silcherchor Winterbach

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur []

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Remstal-Silcherchor, Gemischtes Vokalquartett, aiblingen>. Mandolinengruppe Manfred Kley...

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Bauer-Studios 920513

1993 ?

2-CD ? / TT:

Recorded at Winterbach, Waiblingen.

11

?

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur []

L. Duvosel

Royal Choral Society oif Holland

-

Columbia

?

LP / TT:

 

12

?

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur []

Alphone Vranken

Bel Canto Choir, Amsterdam

-

Columbia

?

LP / TT:

 

13

?

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur []

John McCarthy

Ambrosian Singers

-

Delyse 74024

?

LP / TT:

 

14

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur []

Marin Constantin

Corul "Madrigal" al Conservatorului "Ciprian Porumbescu"

-

Electrecord

?

LP / TT:

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2008 - March 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (May 2014)

Jakob Handl: Short Biography | Motet Ecce quomodo moritur
Discussions:
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