This is the kind of CD that only ECM’s producer Manfred Eicher could come up with. The juxtaposition of Johann Sebastian Bach and Anton Webern makes. Ricercata) a 6 voci (arranged by: Anton Webern) Of the thirteen pieces of exquisite Bach known to us as the “Musical Offering”, the Fugue has the most. Johann Sebastian Bach Anton Webern Ricercar The Hilliard Ensemble Monika Mauch soprano David James countertenor Rogers.

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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The unique formal structure of the fugue provides a clue: Some of the canons of The Musical Offering are represented in the original score by no more than a short monodic melody of a few measures, with a more or less enigmatic inscription in Latin above the melody. Authority control MusicBrainz work: Johann Ricerccar Bach Arranger: Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before.

Apart from the trio sonata, which is written for flute, violin and basso continuothe pieces have few indications of which instruments are meant to play them, although there is now significant support for the idea that they are for solo keyboard, like most of Bach’s other published works.

Ricercata a 6 voci Johann Sebastian Bach Fuga 2. The Musical Offering German: Introspection Late Night Partying. Not unlike the preceding cantata, it awakens in plush contours into a duet weberb sorts before regaling us with tutti and solo passages in turn. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Jazz Latin New Age. The soaring organ and heavy foliage of strings and voices in the opening movement accentuate the kaleidoscopic effects of all that have fed into it thus far.

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Johann Sebastian Bach: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci (arranged by: Anton Webern)

Allegro finAndante 4: And so successful is the conceit that this otherwise tired trick is incredibly effective. The Canones super Thema Regium are also usually played together.

He had finished the instrumentation not long before. The bookending ricercar does, in fact, support the program like the columns of some aged temple, letting the language therein build from the afterlife of a single oboe line. However, it modulates and finishes one whole tone higher than it started out at.


Among Bach’s duties during his tenure at Leipzig —50was teaching Latin. As the printed version gives the impression of being organised for convenient page turning when sight-playing the score, the order of the pieces intended by Bach if there was an intended order remains uncertain, although it is customary to open the collection with the Ricercar a 3and play the trio sonata toward the end.

He did so, but Frederick then challenged him to improvise a six-voice fugue on the same theme. We have no proof either way. The deviation is especially obvious in the extensive intermezzi bars 57 to 94 and before the final return of the theme tosince the chromatic motif-fragments accumulate here for purposes of contrast. As he states clearly in a letter to Hermann Scherchen, printed many times since its first publicationwhat he wanted was: The New Bach Reader. For while it is tempting, of course, to read these works as if they were written on the brittle paper of death, one cannot help but feel the affirmation of survival thrumming through their veins.

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Evening in the Palace of Reason: Andreas Neubronner Produced by Manfred Eicher. The juxtaposition of Johann Sebastian Bach and Anton Webern makes sense through the latter’s orchestration of the formers famous Ricercar. As with the final build-up of latent energy ff. When Webern separated almost every descending minor second from the following one rocercar means of phrasing and articulation, as well as the changing timbre of three alternating wrbern, as if they were isolated sighs, he came in his interpretation remarkably close to the romantic weltschmerz-chromaticism characteristic of, say, Mahler, and of his own generation.


The performances are carefully striated and blossom in the glory of their full inclusion whereas in Morimur only selections were decidedly offered out of their immediate contexts. You will regularly receive information webdrn new scores with free downloads, current prize games webrrn news about our composers.

The conceit that informs this disc is that Bach and Webern ‘s meditations of life, death, and eternity are essentially complementary, that Bach ‘s Lutheran faith and Baroque aesthetic and Webern ‘s Catholic faith and Modernist aesthetic speak of a shared belief in the luminous and the numinous.

These compositions are called the riddle fugues or sometimes, more appropriately, the riddle canons. Shopping options License request Hire request. Thank you from Guy Walker. The ricercars are more frequently performed on keyboard than the canons, which are often played by an ensemble of chamber musicianswith instrumentation comparable to that of the debern sonata.

Indeed, so pervasive is the conceit that complementary performances of Webern ‘s orchestration of Bach ‘s Ricercata in six voices from The Musical Offering opens and closes the disc. They provide key insight into the potential bsch both composers to interlock in fresh and enlivening more on this below ways. Another version of the Ricercare a 6 voci was published in by C. Journal of the American Musicological Society. Marissen believes that Bach was trying to evangelize Frederick the Great, pointing him to the demands of the Mosaic Law.

Poppen Five Movements, Op. He then returned to Leipzig to write out the Thema Regium “theme of the king”: This must be made expressly clear, as it can easily be taken for such and for this reason riercar often the object of heated dispute.

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