Never one to dress up his religious work in ostentatious garb, Arvo Part has selected the most severe, Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Johanne. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Arvo Pärt: Passio – The Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier on AllMusic – – Pärt’s long-form . Passio est la première grande fresque pour voix et orchestre d’Arvo Pärt dans le style tintinnabulant et demeure encore aujourd’hui l’une de ses oeuvres les.

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Explore Cuba, an unexpected yet vibrant classical music and dance destination. The work lasts about 70 minutes and is not broken into movements. Jesus, baritone Pilate, tenor evangelists: You will regularly receive information about new scores with free downloads, current prize games and news about our composers.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The work ends with a Conclusiogiven like the opening Exordio by organ and choir, only now in the key of D major, thus giving a resplendent feel to the final words and concluding Amen.

For the turba, the pitch center is again E. So well do the Hilliard Ensemble and the Western Wind Chamber Choir now know the setting that they sing it with a conviction and familiarity that far transcends the majority of recorded performances of modern music.

Never one to dress up his religious work in ostentatious garb, Arvo Part has selected the most severe, detached and economical musical style for this Passion according to St John.

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Pärt Passio

By Paul Kilbey09 March But on record it makes its full impact. He eventually finished the work in and it was published in Each constituent — Jesus, Pilate, the choir, the Evangelist double quartet — adheres strictly to its own musical material, with a distinctive harmonic and rhythmic character.

To be able to use Universal Edition in full range, we recommend activating Javascript in your browser. More a liturgical act than a concert piece, it makes no concessions whatever to modern conventions of Passion music.


Mark and Tan Dun St. The Prizes Bachtrack, 17th December. In addition, there are four solo instruments, oboe, violin, cello and bassoon, organ and SATB choir.

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Not all of them sing or play at any given time, and indeed the texture constantly reduces in some way, occasionally paring down to a single voice; but in character even this central narrative part remains stylistically consistent from start to finish. Because its scale is relatively intimate, Part’s Passion is not the easiest work to project in concert, nor did it quite work in televised form.

JohnOsvaldo Golijov St. The passio and bass voices and oboe and bassoon afvo always M-voices Hillier’s coinage, referring to the melody voice in a tintinnabuli configuration ; the soprano and tenor voices and violin and cello are always T-voices again, Hillier’s coinage referring to the harmonizing voice. SATB soloists and choir, oboe, bassoon, violin, cello, organ. Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May View it here Dismiss. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.

The rhythmic values are established by the text. Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Johanne.

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Cuba for classical culture vultures Melanie Webb, 18th December. Pilate’s part is the most pasxio in the piece, created in part through the use of an M-voice centered on B and a T-voice centered on F a tritone apart and through the refusal of Pilate to be either a T-voice or M-voice, always alternating between these two roles.

Paul was Reviews Editor at Bachtrack from to February The word has also come to be all but synonymous in music with its two greatest exemplars: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Each character has a basic note value, and this is lengthened depending on the punctuation and its position within the phrase. John Passion is a through-composed setting of the text of John 18—19, preceded by a short introduction Exordio and followed by a brief conclusion Conclusio. Authority control MusicBrainz work: The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music.


And it was performing Passio, coming to know and understand Passio, that sort of sealed our relationship — the realisation that this is really something unique. John Passion, which would become the culmination of the tintinnabuli style. Skip to main content. Michael George’s rich bass for the solo part of Jesus, for example, and alto David James, who sings some high, exposed passages within the Evangelist quartet with ease and great beauty.

Read about Bach’s Passions here. Since a period at the end of a sentence generates a note longer than does a comma in the middle of it, the hierarchy of the textual phrases is reflected in the music. Passio has a very important place in our musical heritage as the Hilliard Ensemble. Passio Year of composition: The work begins with a short, striking choral introduction, or Exordiowhich announces the Passion gospel and also establishes the A minor tonality upon which the entire piece is based.

He has written on music and culture for publications including Culture Wars, the Huffington Post, the Independent and the Guardian. It is also a piece that seems tailored to their individual voices: As well as its familiar English definition, in a musical context it also suggests the commemoration of that most emotive Christian story, the journey of Jesus to the cross.

In the case where a T-voice is presented alone, the M-voice is simply implied. Each section begins with a different solo voice, an instrument then joins it, and this pattern continues until all 8 are sounding.

Shopping options License request Hire request. Despite its tight musical construction, the work has a powerfully direct impact. For other Passions with a similar name, see St John Passion disambiguation. Sign up for our newsletter!