Words. Tristis est anima mea usque ad mortem: sustinete hic, et vigilate mecum: nunc videbitis turbam, quae circumdabit me. Vos fugam capietis, et ego vadam. Memorial Motet. Composed. Composed by Johann Kuhnau Based on his Latin motet Tristis est anima mea. Included, alongside movements by. Scoring. Coro SSATB, Bc. Language. Latin. Duration. 3 min. Degree of difficulty. 1 2 3 4 5. Key. f-Moll. Scripture. Mt 26, A look inside. View. sheet music.

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Recorded at Lukaskirche, DresdenSaxony, Germany. Philipp Spitta ‘s 19th century biography of the latter contains the following: Buy this album at: Thomas de Pierrefeu; Organ, Harpsichord: Arnaud de Pasquale; Organ: Tristis est anima mea Sacred motet by Johann Kuhnau attrib.

Only then comes the complete first line, expressed in polyphony until measure 20, ending with “ad mortem” unto deathwhich the bass sings in a chromatic downward line of long notes. The first eight measures are devoted exclusively to the word “tristis” sad, sorrowful[9] with the voices entering one after the other, each beginning with a long note, from the lowest to the highest which sings only a short sighing motif.

David CordierTenors: Herbold April Johann Kuhnau: Johann Kuhnau zugeschriebenen Motette Tristis est anima mea ” “[of the] motet Tristis est anima mea maybe erroneously? Missa sine nomine, Kuhnau, Pezel, Reiche [C-1]. The composer follows Italian models.


Tristis est anima mea Sad is my soul is a sacred motet for five voices attributed to Johann KuhnauThomaskantor in Leipzig. The text is the second responsory at Tenebrae for Maundy Thursdayone of the Latin texts kept in the liturgy after the town converted to Lutheranism.

The theme of that text is Jesus in the garden Gethsemaneaddressing his disciples. Retrieved 1 April Archived from the original PDF on 2 April This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat If both attributions are correct the original to Kuhnau, the arrangement to Bach this seems the only instance of Bach adopting music of his predecessor.

Harsh judgements have been passed on the quality of Kuhnau’s music: In the fourth prediction “Et ego vadam” And I will go, measure 85Jesus speaks of himself, and the composer expresses it by the voices entering one after another, but with exactly the same motif, in the first four voices even from the same pitch tenor, bass, soprano II, alto.

Motet Der Gerechte kommt um Complete Work [6: Vocal Soloists all chorus members. Bach in Leipzigc?

Motet Tristis est anima mea [4: Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro ; Baritone: Recordings Recordings – Trisris Motet Tristis est anima mea. In the last phrase, the ascending steps appear in the bass.

Views Read Edit View history. John Butt describes his approach as “conservative in texture but extremely expressive”. Tristis est anima mea [8: More recently the attribution to Kuhnau has been doubted. However, it ema the works of a skillful and highly imaginative composer with considerable dramatic flair.

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Tristis est anima mea was frequently recorded, including by the Dresdner Kreuzchor conducted by Rudolf Mauersberger inand by the Windsbacher Knabenchor conducted by Hans Thamm in Jauchzet dem Herrn alle Welt [C-1]. Bach, is not securely attributable to Kuhnau.


Legendary [Box Set] [P-1]. The motet is set to the Latin text of the second Tenebrae responsory for Maundy Thursday.

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Bach Fest Tokio [V] J. Tristis est anima mea was published by the Carus-Verlag in a version with basso continuo. Kuhnau’s ideas were however more easily adopted by his successor: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Paula Waisman, Matthieu Camilleri; Violins 2: Retrieved 10 March Yet whoever wrote it, this Motet, so sure, direct and moving, is one of the most ear-catching in this selection. His five-part tritsis for Holy Thursday, Tristis est anima mea usque ad mortemmay be reckoned among the more prominent works of the kind; if it is not of equal merit with the motetts of Joh.

Motet Tristis est anima mea [6: After a short rest, the second line of the text is presented in similar gristis, this time in the sequence from inside out: Bach Fest Tokio [V].

Matthias Hansen MayFrits V. Bach and the German Motet. Sacred Music by Johann Kuhnau [P-1].