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Jan Dismas Zelenka, Hermann Max, Rheinische Kantorei, Das Kleine Konzert - Gesù Al Calvario FLAC album

Performer: Jan Dismas Zelenka
Genre: Classical music
Title: Gesù Al Calvario
Released: 2001
Style: Baroque
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Choir – Rheinische Kantorei. Composed By – Jan Dismas Zelenka. Conductor – Hermann Max. Contralto Vocals – Lena Susanne Norin. Countertenor Vocals – David Cordier, Kai Wessel. Lyrics By – Michelangelo Boccardi. Orchestra – Das Kleine Konzert. Soprano Vocals – Ingrid Schmithüsen, Larissa Malikowa. World Premiere Recording.

In an age of artistic conformity, Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) had a refreshingly individual voice. In his own time he was described as 'a reserved, bigoted Catholic, but also a respectable, quiet, unassuming man, deserving of the greatest respect'. His music earned Bach's respect for its serious contrapuntal procedures; today's listeners, though, are more immediately charmed by Zelenka's quirky turns of phrase and flashes of original genius. There are plenty of these in the Passion oratorio Gesù al Calvario (1735), one of the composer's three late oratorios

Kleine Konzert, Das Orchestra, Lena Susanne Norin Contralto. CDs: 2 Tracks: 22 Length: 1:50:30. Capriccio Rel. 1 Jan 2001. CD 1 of 2. Jan Dismas Zelenka Composer. Gesù al Calvario, oratorio for soloists, chorus, instruments and continuo, ZWV 62 Work. Larissa Malikowa Soprano, Lena Susanne Norin Contralto, Rheinische Kantorei Chorus/Choir, Kleine Konzert, Das Orchestra, David Cordier Alto, Kai Wessel Alto, Ingrid Schmithusen Soprano, Hermann Max Conductor  . Jan Dismas Zelenka: Gesù al Calvario. Hermann Max. Das Kleine Konzert. Sacred Choral Music: Works by Mendelssohn, Praetorius, Bach, etc. Naxos featured album.

Hermann Max. Zelenka: Gesù al Calvario. Conductor, Primary Artist.

Jan Dismas Zelenka (16 October 1679 – 23 December 1745), baptised Jan Lukáš Zelenka and also known as Johann Dismas Zelenka or Johannes Lucas Ignatius Dismas Zelenka, was a Czech composer and musician of the Baroque period. His music is admired for its harmonic inventiveness and counterpoint. Zelenka was raised in Central Bohemia, educated in Prague and Vienna, and spent his professional life in Dresden. Gesù Al Calvario – Das Kleine Konzert, Rheinische Kantorei (Hermann Max), CD, 2001, Capriccio. Lamentations Of Jeremiah – Chandos Baroque Players, CD, 2002, Helios. Complete Orchestral Works – Das Neu-Eröffnete Orchestre (Jürgen Sonnentheil), 3 CDs, 2002, CPO. I penitenti a sepolcro del Redentore, Capella Regia Musicalis (Robert Hugo) & soloists, incl. mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená, CD, 2004, Supraphon.

Rheinische Kantorei Das Kleine Konzert Hermann Max – director. Jan Dismas Zelenka is one of the most interesting composers of the baroque era. He developed a style of his own, which brought him the admiration of, among others, Johann Sebastian Bach. His biography doesn't reflect this admiration, though - he never held a major position, and "his" instrument, the double bass, didn't provide him with the best starting point anyway. Next year he was a pupil of Johann Josef Fux in Vienna. When he went back to Dresden he worked under Heinichen, and for his activities as composer and performer he was awarded the title of deputy Kapellmeister, which didn't increase his financial position, though. When Heinichen died in 1729 Zelenka didn't succeed him. Instead Johann Adolf Hasse was appointed as Heinichen's successor.

Zelenka: Gesù al Calvario. Rheinische Kantorei, Hermann Max. Catalogue No: C10887/8. Rheinische Kantorei, Kleine Konzert, Das. David Cordier (alto), Ingrid Schmithusen (soprano), Kai Wessel (alto), Lena Susanne Norin (contralto), Larissa Malikowa (soprano). Zelenka, Jan Dismas (1679-1745). Groups & Artists.

Rheinische kantorei/max,h. Gesu al calvario zwv 62. Track listings. Das Kleine Konzert Director : Hermann Max Leader : alternately Ulla Bundies and Anne Röhrig Year ensemble formed : 1980 - by Hermann Max Description : Usually accompanies the professional choir, "Rheinische Kantorei". The instrumental ensemble borrowed its name from "Das Grosse Konzert" - an ensemble formed in Leipzig in 1743 and which was directed by Johann Adam Hiller for many years, before it became the Gewandhaus Orchestra in the late 18th century. Get this torrent PLAY/STREAM TORRENT ANONYMOUS DOWNLOAD.


1-1 Introduction 3:19
1-2 Recitative: O Figlie Di Sione 1:04
1-3 Coro: Misera Madre 5:54
1-4 Recitative: Fiero Dolor 1:41
1-5 Aria: Se In Te Fosse 8:17
1-6 Recitative: Madre! Figlio! 2:00
1-7 Aria: Ah! Se Tu Costi 10:32
1-8 Recitative: Tanto Amor Che Ti Giova 3:31
1-9 Aria: A Che Riserbano I Cieli 6:41
1-10 Recitative: Ed Io, Signor 0:50
1-11 Aria: Si La Morte 8:16
1-12 Recitative: Smanie Di Dolci Affetti 0:49
1-13 Aria: S'una Sol Lagrima 10:47
1-14 Coro Di Giudei: Si Crocifigga Il Nazareno 2:57
2-1 Recitative: Spasimi Del Cor Mio 2:43
2-2 Aria: Se Ingrato E Ribelle 7:17
2-3 Recitative: Alzate Pur Il Gran Trofeo 3:44
2-4 Duet: Santo Amor, Che Tanto Peni 8:08
2-5 Recitative: Vinto Da Tanto Amor 4:52
2-6 Aria: Che Fiero Martire 12:57
2-7 Recitative: Ma Di Tragica Scena 2:09
2-8 Chorus: Questo E Il Monte Salutare 2:02


  • Choir – Rheinische Kantorei
  • Composed By – Jan Dismas Zelenka
  • Conductor – Hermann Max
  • Contralto Vocals – Lena Susanne Norin
  • Countertenor Vocals – David Cordier, Kai Wessel
  • Lyrics By – Michelangelo Boccardi
  • Orchestra – Das Kleine Konzert
  • Soprano Vocals – Ingrid Schmithüsen, Larissa Malikowa


World Premiere Recording

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