Mendelssohn & Bach - Magnificats in D major

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Mendelssohn & Bach - Magnificats in D major



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28th Sept 2009




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Mendelssohn & Bach - Magnificats in D major

Bach, J S:

Magnificat in D major, BWV243


Magnificat in D major for solo voices, chorus & orchestra (1822)

String Symphony No. 12 in G minor

Ave Maria, Op. 23 No. 2

Yale Schola Cantorum, Yale Voxtet & Yale Collegium Players, Simon Carrington



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J.S. Bach’s famous Magnificat and that of his son Carl Philipp Emanuel were the templates for the teenage Mendelssohn’s first major work for soloists, chorus and full orchestra, a brilliant setting of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s song of praise.

Composed in 1822, it is floridly Baroque in conception and similar in scale to the Bach settings.

His Ave Maria of 1830 again evokes Baroque splendour, but also points towards his later oratorios, Paulus and Elijah.

“Simon Carrington….draw[s] fantastic performances from the singers and players respectively." Early Music Review on a previous release featuring the Yale Schola Cantorum and Yale Collegium Players

Felix Mendelssohn: Magnificat in D major

Magnificat (Chorus)

Quia respexit (Soprano, Chorus)

Et misericordia (Chorus)

Fecit potentiam (Bass)

Deposuit potentes (Soprano, Alto, Bass)

Gloria Patri - Fuga: Sicut erat (Chorus)

Felix Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 12 in G minor, "Fuga"

Sinfonia No. 12 in G minor, "Fuga": I. Fuga: Grave - Allegro

Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat in D major, BWV 243

Magnificat anima mea (Chorus)

Et exultavit (Soprano 2)

Quia respexit (Soprano 1)

Omnes generationes (Chorus)

Quia fecit mihi magna (Bass)

Et misericordia eius (Alto, Tenor)

Fecit potentiam in brachio suo (Chorus)

Deposuit potentes (Tenor)

Esurientes implevit bonis (Alto)

Suscepit Israel puerum suum (Soprano 1, Soprano 2, Chorus)

Fuga: Sicut locutus est (Chorus)

Gloria Patri (Chorus)

Felix Mendelssohn: 3 Kirchenmusiken, Op. 23

3 Kirchenmusiken, Op. 23: No. 2. Ave maria

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