Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri Review. Album. Released BBC Review. Buxtehude’s set of seven short cantatas for Holy Week. Buxtehude’s cantata cycle, Membra Jesu Nostri, is a unique work. Based on texts from a medieval Latin hymn, ‘Salve mundi salutare’, the cycle contains seven. DIETRICH BUXTEHUDE – Membra Jesu Nostri – Cycle of 7 cantatas – HEINRICH SCH√úTZ – O bone Jesu, fili Mariae – The Monteverdi Choir – The English.

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BBC – Music – Review of Buxtehude – Membra Jesu Nostri

These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Ut te quaeram mente pura, sit haec mea prima cura, non est labor et gravabor, sed sanabor et mundabor, cum te complexus fuero.

Salve Jesu, rex sanctorum, spes votiva peccatorum, crucis ligno tanquam reus, pendens homo verus Deus, caducis nutans genibus.

You will be brought to nurse and dandled on the knees [of Jerusalem, portrayed as a mother]. Song of Solomon 4: The following table shows for each cantata the title and its translation, Tempo marking, the voices SATBfirst for the choir, then for the arias, with S2 for the second sopranothe Baroque instruments of two violins Vl and five violas da gamba Vgbuxtheude the biblical text source for the concerto.

Hail, Jesus, good shepherd, wearied in agony, tormented on the cross nailed to the cross Your sacred hands stretched out.

Hail, salvation of the world, Hail, hail, dear Jesus!

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sicut modo geniti infantes rationabiles, et sine dolo concupiscite, ut in jessu crescatis in salutem. The recording is everything you could wish for, as radiant and illuminating as the performances, and if you haven’t already succumbed to Buxtehude’s genius as Bach didthen why not start here? Salve mundi salutare, salve Jesu care! This page was last edited on 21 Octoberat A viola da gamba consort is called for only in part VI, Ad corto the heart.


Quid rependam amatori, qui elegit pro me mori, ne dupla morte morerer. Each cantata in Membra Jesu Nostri is divided into six sections; an instrumental introduction; a concerto for instruments and five voices SSATBwith the exception of the fifth and sixth cantatas where only three voices are used; three arias for one or three voices, each followed by an instrumental ritornello ; and an exact reprise of the concerto.

Give me a mfmbra breast, ardent, pious, moaning, an abnegated will, always conforming to You, with an abundance of virtues. Pectus mihi confer mundum, ardens, pium, gemebundum, voluntatem abnegatam, tibi semper conformatam, juncta virtutum copia.

Sacred cantatas ; Cantatas ; Religious works ; For 5 voices, 2 violins, violone, continuo ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the soprano voice ; Scores featuring the alto voice ; Scores featuring the tenor voice ; Scores featuring the bass voice ; Scores featuring the violin ; Scores featuring the violone ; Scores buxfehude basso continuo ; For voices with solo instruments ; For 3 voices, 2 violins, violone, continuo ; For 3 voices, 5 viols, continuo ; Scores featuring the viol ; Latin language ; For 2 trumpets, organ arr ; For 3 players ; Scores featuring the trumpet ; Buxehude featuring the organ.

Buxtehude selected biblical verses for the concertos, and three strophes from each part of the poem Salve mundi salutare for the arias in each cantata. Hail, true temple of God, I pray, have mercy on me, You, the ark of all that is good, make me be placed with the chosen, rich vessel, God buxtehuce all.

This work is known as the first Lutheran oratorio. Washed in Your blood I wholly entrust myself to You; may these holy hands of Yours defend me, Jesus Christ, notsri the final dangers.


Membra Jesu Nostri, BuxWV 75 (Buxtehude, Dietrich)

Hail God, my salvation, sweet Jesus, my beloved, hail, breast to be revered, to be touched with trembling, dwelling of love. Salve, salus mea, Deus, Jesu dulcis, amor meus, salve, pectus reverendum, cum tremore contingendum, amoris domicilium.

You have wounded my heart, my sister, my bride, You have wounded my heart. In this part a consort of viola da gamba replaces the violins. Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language. Manus sanctae, vos amplector, et gemendo condelector, grates ago plagis tantis, clavis duris guttis sanctis dans lacrymas cum osculis.

With the Netherlands Bach Society it’s most definitely the latter Arrangements and Transcriptions Ad pectus: You can add or edit information about Membra Jesu Nostri at musicbrainz. Membea each part, biblical words referring to the limbs frame verses of the poem. The continuoplaying throughout, is not shown. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy buxehude profanity Find out more about our use of this data.

Hail Jesus, King of Saints Hope of sinners’ prayers, like an offender on the wood of the cross, a man hanging, true God, Bending on failing knees! But I shall be cleansed, When I embrace You. The work is scored for five voices SSATB who may also form the choir, two violins and basso continuo.