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SCHUTZ, H.: Matthaus-Passion (Podger, Jespersen, Ars Nova Copenhagen, Hillier)

Composer(s):Schutz, Heinrich
Artist(s)
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - Sacred
Catalogue 8.226094
Label Dacapo
Quality   320kbps
 
 
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Heinrich Schutz Matthaus-Passion Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hiller Dacapo
Review By mm119339,May 2011

The German composer, Heinrich Schutz, and the Italian, Monteverdi, were the first geniuses of the Baroque era. Schutz went on to be highly influential of the later German masters, in his cosmopolitanism and historical eclecticism. In this recording, Schutz’s choral music is imbued with the Venetian polychoral and concertato style of his teachers Gabrieli and Monteverdi. Along with his teachers’ approach, there is always a hint of an earlier Renaissance modality, which is the hallmark of Schutz’s originality.

This 'Passion' consists of long passages of dialogue recitative followed by too brief choral settings. The recitative singing is convincing in its half way style between a more natural renaissance declamation and a more operatic expressiveness. Julian Podger as the more....



Review By Steven Ritter, Audiophile Audition,April 2012

This appears to be the last installment of Hillier’s admirable Schutz series which has focused on the dramatic and narrative scores of this unheralded master. Those coming to this music expecting to hear a dumbed-down or slightly earlier St. Matthew like that of Bach will be disappointed…Schutz concentrates on the narrative almost exclusively, relegating the chorus to sections of mostly four voices that are metrical and regular, and harmonized—something that the narrative portions, which make up the vast majority of the piece, do not have.

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