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J S Bach


Passion according to St John - Part 1

Part 2 is on the next page,

There is an excellent recording of this on YouTube by Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Concentus Musicus Wien with Arnold Schoenberg Chor starting here. But you might also like a rather different performance here: Masaaki Suzuki conducts the Bach Collegium Japan.

Here is a "clickable" Table of the available Midi Files for this Work (these Files match the English words of the old Novello score, though they will still be useful for those intending to sing the Work either from the New Novello score or from a version in German):-

St John Passion - Part 1
UNemphasized - Novello structure Soprano  Alto  Tenor  Bass  Original structure - German titles
PROLOGUE
1: Lord and Master
yes yes yes yes 1. Coro: Herr, unser Herrscher,
dessen Ruhm in allen Landen herrlich ist!
CHRIST IS BETRAYED
2: Jesus went forth
3: Jesus of Nazareth
4: Jesus saith unto them
5: Jesus of Nazareth
6: Jesus answered
yes yes yes yes 2a. Evangelist, Jesus: Jesus ging mit seinen
Jüngern über den Bach Kidron
2b. Coro: Jesum von Nazareth
2c. Evangelist, Jesus: Jesus spricht zu ihnen
2d. Coro: Jesum von Nazareth
2e. Evangelist, Jesus: Jesus antwortete:
Ich hab's euch gesagt, daß ich's sei
7: O mighty love yes yes yes yes 3. Chorale: O große Lieb, o Lieb ohn alle Maße
8: That the saying might be fulfilled None None None None 4a. Evangelist, Jesus: Auf daß das Wort erfüllet würde
9: Thy will, O God yes yes yes yes 5. Chorale: Dein Will gescheh, Herr Gott, zugleich
CHRIST IS BOUND AND LED TO ANNAS
10: Then the band and the chief captain
None None None None 6. Evangelist: Die Schar aber und der Oberhauptmann
11: Chains of bondage None None None None 7. Aria (alto): Von den Stricken meiner Sünden
12: And Simon Peter followed Jesus None None None None 8. Evangelist: Simon Petrus aber folgete Jesu nach
13: I follow in gladness None None None None 9. Aria (soprano): Ich folge dir gleichfalls mit
. . . . freudigen Schritten
CHRIST'S EXAMINATION BEFORE ANNAS
14: Now that disciple was known
None None None None 10. Evangelist, Maid, Peter, Jesus, Servant: Derselbige
. . . . Jünger war dem Hohenpriester bekannt
15: Ah! Whence this hatred shown Thee? yes yes yes yes 11. Chorale: Wer hat dich so geschlagen
PETER'S DENIAL
16: Now Annas had sent him bound
17: Art thou not one of his disciples?
yes yes yes yes 12a. Evangelist: Und Hannas sandte ihn gebunden zu
. . . . dem Hohenpriester Kaiphas
12b. Coro: Bist du nicht seiner Jünger einer?
18: He denied it, and said, I am not one None None None None 12c. Evangelist, Peter, Servant: Er leugnete aber
19: Ah! My soul, what end awaiteth thee? None None None None 13. Aria (tenor): Ach, mein Sinn
20: Peter in forgetfulness yes yes yes yes 14. Chorale: Petrus, der nicht denkt zurück

That's the end of Part 1. Part 2 is on the next page

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