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`English Baroque Soloists`

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Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes damore, 2 violins, concertante violin, viola, continuo (partly...
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Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes damore, 2 violins, concertante violin, viola, continuo (partly with organ)

1. Chorus: `Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam` - a gapped chorale setting of the tune. The soprano, alto, and bass voices sing free counterpoint, while the tenor voices sing the chorale unadorned in long notes.
2. Aria: `Merkt und hört, ihr Menschenkinder` (`Mark and hear, you sons of mankind`) - for basso and continuo.
3. Recitative: `Dies hat Gott klar mit Worten` (`This God has clearly [provided] with words`) - for tenor and continuo.
4. Aria: `Des Vaters Stimme ließ sich hören` (`The Father`s voice can be heard`) - for tenor, two solo violins and continuo.
5. Recitative: `Als Jesus dort nach seinen Leiden` (`As Jesus there, after his Passion`) - for bass, strings and continuo.
6. Aria: `Menschen, glaubt doch dieser Gnade` (`People, believe this grace now`) - for alto, oboes d`amore, strings and continuo.
7. Chorale: `Das Aug allein das Wasser sieht` (`The eye sees only water`) - the last verse of the chorale, sung and played by the whole ensemble.

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1. Christoph Spering: https://music.yandex.ru/album/3855407


Wilke te Brummelstroete - contralto, Dietrich Henschel - bass. June 24, 2000, London.
: abyrvalg , 28.03.2014 22:05            (2)  
 
     
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