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Brockes-Passion. "Der fur die Sunde der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesu"

after the copy from J. S. Bach

By George Frideric Handel

STB vocal soli, solo vocal quintet, SATB choir, 2 oboes, taille (english horn), 2 violins, viola, basso continuo
After the copy from J. S. Bach. Composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Edited by Andreas Traub. This edition: Paperbound. Stuttgart Urtext Edition. German title: Brockes-Passion. Oratorios, Passions, Lent and Passiontide, Holy Week. Full score. Language: German. HWV 48. 176 pages. Duration 150 minutes. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.5504800).

Item Number: CA.5504800
ISBN M-007-09309-9. With Language: German. Oratorios, Passions, Lent and Passiontide, Holy Week.

The extraordinarily high reputation among Handel's contemporaries of his Passion Oratorio to words by Brockes is indicated by the fact that no less eminent a musician than Johann Sebastian Bach himself made a copy of this work. Although Bach copied it without making substantial changes in it, our edition of the work brings together two of the greatest baroque composers. The Brockes Passion was-not only for the Leipzig Thomaskantor-an alternative to the betterknown Bach Passions.

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  • January 04, 2013 Brockes Passion ( Handel )

    The Brockes Passion text was set by several 18th Century German composers, but the best known setting today is Handel's . Here we have an oratorio by him in his own language -- surprizingly. But Handel was still Handel, and so the score was well written. This is a very nice...

    edition of this rare score.

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