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Schütz: German Requiem - The Seven Words of Jesus Christ on the Cross

Alsfelder Vokalensemble, Himlische Cantorey, I Febiarmonici, Wolfgang Helbich

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"Wolfgang Helbich's array of singers is impressive, fresh-voiced and responsive to every textual nuance. A splendid disc."
- BBC Music Magazine

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Musicalische Exequien (German Requiem), SWV 279-281  
1
Concert in Form einer teutschen Begrabniss-Missa (Concerto in the form of a German Funeral Mass)
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
3:39
2
Concert in Form einer teutschen Begrabniss-Missa (Concerto in the form of a German Funeral Mass)
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
18:32
3
Motette. Herr, wenn ich nur dich habe (Motet. Lord, if I have only thee)
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
2:59
4
Canticum B. Simeonis. Herr, nun lassest du deinen Diener (The Song of Simeon. Lord, now lettest thou thy servant)
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
3:48
Die sieben Worte Jesu Christi am Kreuz (The Seven Words of Jesus Christ on the Cross), SWV 478  
5
Introitus. Da Jesus an dem Kreuze stund
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
2:17
6
Symphonia
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
1:24
7
Und es war um die dritte Stunde
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
10:45
8
Symphonia
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
1:23
9
Conclusio
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
1:29
10
Die mit Tränen säen (They that sow in tears), SWV 378
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
3:41
11
So fahr ich hin zu Jesu Christ (So journey I on to Jesus Christ), SWV 379
Heinrich Schütz; Ralf Grobe; Henning Kaiser; Jan Kobow; Ulrich Maier; Bettina Pahn; Beate Rollecke; Henning Voss; Veronika Winter; Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble; I Febiarmonici; Wolfgang Helbich
2:50
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    52:47
"... sound quality approaches demonstration standard ... an exceptional recording of the highest possible quality from Naxos. Heinrich Schütz is a major figure and will gain many new supporters to his rich and colourful music. It provides major rewards. Wonderful!"
- MusicWeb International

"... ranks with the best performances on disc of any of the selections ... a newer collector intent on building a Schütz library should grab this disc to fill one of the slots. He will probably return to it again and again, for it is such a satisfying realization of this deeply felt music."
- Fanfare

Period instrument ensemble I Febiarmonici devotes this programme to the leading German composer of the 17th century, Heinrich Schütz, known for linking the traditions of Gabrieli's Venice with the music of Protestant Germany in a large number of mainly sacred choral works. The Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble and several featured vocalists and soloists join the orchestra led by Wolfgang Helbich on this collection of works that are characteristically powerful and intense.
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded at St Petri Dom, Bremen, Germany from 10th to 12th October, 2001
Producer: Andrew Walton (K&A Productions Ltd.)
Engineer: Mike Clements
Cover Image: The Crucifixion by Matthias Grünewald (c.1480-1528) (Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany/Bridgeman Art Library)
Publishers: Bärenreiter (Tracks 1-9) • Carus-Verlag (Track 10)

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