César Franck (18221890)

The seven words of Christ

para: 3 solistas (STBar), coro de voces mixtas (SATB), orquesta

Partitura orquestal

Nº de artículo235456
Autor/CompositorCésar Franck
EditorWolfgang Hochstein
DificultadAvanzado
Idiomasinglés, latín
Alcance136 Páginas; 23 × 32 cm
Duración45 minutos
Año de lanzamiento1990
Editorial/fabricanteCarus Verlag
N.º del fabricanteCV 40.095/00
ISMN9790007088835
49,95 €
Plazo de envío: 2–3 días laborables (Alemania )
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Descripción

Unlike the well-known settings of the "Seven Last Words" by Schütz or Haydn, in his opulently scored composition Franck provides commentary to the words of Jesus with excerpts from the Old and New Testaments as well as from portions of the "Stabat Mater". In his transposition of the Latin text into music Franck reveals a rich palette of compositional parameters: “different-sized ensembles, exciting orchestration, formal variety and sophisticated harmony. Laments, simple passages for the choir in unison, passages with great drama, melodic shapes filled with sweetness convey to the listener a multi-layered impression of a composition stamped by a strongly personal will to expression.“ Württembergische Blätter für Kirchenmusik

Scoring: Soli STBar, Coro SATB, 2 Fl, 2 Ob, 2 Fg, 2 Cor, 2 Tr, 3 Trb, Timp, 2 Vl, Va, Vc, Cb, Arpa