Or the Seven Wounds of Christ on the Cross - Collaboration with the choir La Sestina - Direction Stéphan Nicolay. Violin: Flavio Losco | Solo violin: Etienne Mangot - Viola da gamba: Sibyl Schuetz-Carrière - Harpsichord: Michaëla Chétrite.
A cycle of seven cantatas composed by Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707), the Membra Jesu Nostri successively glimpses the different wounds of Christ. This work, whose original title is Membra Jesu nostri patiis sanctissima humillimatotius cordis devotione decantata (Most Holy Members of Our Lord Jesus Sufferers sung with the most humble devotion of his whole heart) was inspired by a medieval collection of spiritual poetry Rhythmica Oratio . If it seems precursor of the theme of "Seven words of Christ" that will take many future composers, Membra Jesu Nostri conceals a large number of symbols that make these cantatas a true mystical oratorio, authentic jewel of sacred music Lutheran. The alternation of tutti and soli, the mirror effect of the covers and the instrumental responses ampli ent the dramatic accents of this hypnotic work written by a composer at the top of his art. When the spiritual depth of this soothing and meditative music touches the sublime ...
Works by D. Buxtehude and H.I.F. Biber.
2 rue Alfred Mortier - 06000 NICE
電話 : +33(0)4 93 85 35 63