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Reinhard Keiser
Brockes-Passion

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German Title

Brockes Passion (Der für die Sünde der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesus)

English Title

Passion after Barthold Heinrich Brockes (Jesus who Suffered and Died for the Sins of the World)

Event

Oratorio Passion for Good Friday

Composed

Composed by Reinhard Keiser - Hamburg, c1712 (first Brockes-Passion oratorio)

1st performance: Hamburg, Lenten Season 1712
Repeated Lenten Season 1713, Brockes home; adds Nos. 68-69, Faithful Soul recitative and aria; publisher Roger Brown.
Repeated Holy Week 1719 (no specific date or venue)
Repeated April 2, 1721 (Reventher Dom)
36 movements in omnibus Brockes Pasticcio Passion, March 22, 26, 28 & 30, 1722
Possibly repeated Lenten Season 1723
Repeated Holy Week 1727 with Overture to Handels opera Admeto.
Repeat performances: Hamburg, 1719, 1722, 1723 and 1730 in series of passion performances, with the Brockes text being presented for artistic comparison in four different settings (of R. Keiser, G.P. Telemann, G.F. Handel and J. Mattheson) on a series of four evenings.

Performances by J.S. Bach: not known.

Text

Barthold Heinrich Brockes (1712)
All 117 Brockes movements set to music.

German Text | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Soloists: 2 Sopranos, 6 Tenors, 6 Basses; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: ?

Evangelist - Tenor
Jesus - Bass
Daughter of Zion - Soprano
Mary - Soprano
Peter - Tenor
Faithful Soul (1st) - Tenor
Judas - Tenor
Jacobus - Tenor
Faithful Soul (2nd) - Tenor
Soldier - Tenor
Faithful Soul (3rd) - Bass
Johannes - Bass
Pilate - Bass
Caiaphas - Bass
Centurion - Bass

Score

References

BGA: - | NBA: - | BC: - | First Published: 1712 (?)

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Brockes-Passion - Discussions

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1

R. Keiser: Brockes Passion

R. Keiser: Brockes-Passion

Kenneth Montgomery

Netherlands Radio Choir (Radio Koor) / Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestrea (Radio Kamer Orkest) & Choir [Groot Omroepkoor, Hilversum / Nederlandse Omroep Stichting, Hilversum Kamerorkest]

Soprano [Daughter of Zion]: Nancy Argenta; Soprano [Mary]: Dorothee Mields; Tenor [Evangelist]: Adrian Thompson; Tenor [Peter, Faithful Soul]: Mark Padmore; Tenor [Judas, Jacobus, Faithful Soul, Soldier]: Carlo Allemano; Bass [Jesus, Faithful Soul]: Klaus Mertens; Baritone [Johannes, Pilate, Caiaphas, Centurion]: Jasper Schweppe

CPO 999852-2

2000

2-CD / TT:

Withdrawn because of licensing problems.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2010 - June 2011)
Thanks to contributors: William Hoffman (October 2010)

Reinhard Keiser: Short Biography | Brockes-Passion | F.N. Brauns: Markus-Passion

Barthold Heinrich Brockes: Short Biography | Brockes-Passion - Discussions
J.F. Fasch:
Brockes-Passion, FWV F:1 | G.F. Handel: Brockes Passion, HWV 48 | R. Keiser: Brockes-Passion | J. Mattheson: Brockes-Passion | G.H. Stölzel: Brockes-Passion | G.P. Telemann: Brockes Passion, TWV 5:1 | J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion BWV 245

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