Never one to dress up his religious work in ostentatious garb, Arvo Part has selected the most severe, Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Johanne. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Arvo Pärt: Passio – The Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier on AllMusic – – Pärt’s long-form . Passio est la première grande fresque pour voix et orchestre d’Arvo Pärt dans le style tintinnabulant et demeure encore aujourd’hui l’une de ses oeuvres les.

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The later twentieth and twenty-first centuries have seen a renewal of interest in the genre, with notable settings by Krzysztof Penderecki St.

In addition, there are four solo instruments, oboe, violin, cello and bassoon, organ and SATB choir. Paul was Reviews Editor at Bachtrack from to February Arbo alto and bass voices, again always playing an M role, are mirrored, and the soprano and tenor T-voices alternate above and below the M-voices.

Passio (Pärt) – Wikipedia

The alto and bass voices and oboe and bassoon are always M-voices Hillier’s coinage, referring to the melody voice in a tintinnabuli configuration ; the soprano and tenor voices and violin and cello are always T-voices again, Hillier’s coinage referring to the harmonizing voice.

Skip to main content. Because its scale is relatively intimate, Part’s Passion is not the easiest work to project in concert, nor did it quite work in televised form. Tonally, the work centers on a series of overlapping fifths: The work lasts about 70 minutes and is not broken into movements.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the passik experience on our website. Passio Year of composition: Explore Cuba, an unexpected yet vibrant classical music and dance destination. While both are centered on E, the M-voices use E Phrygian against E major in the T-voices; this makes for striking cross-relations between G-natural and G-sharp, though the two never sound at the same time. In the case where a T-voice is presented alone, the M-voice is simply implied.


Arvo Pärt’s Passio: An Introduction

Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Retrieved from ” https: Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Johanne. Each constituent — Jesus, Arvk, the choir, the Evangelist double quartet — adheres strictly to its own musical material, with a distinctive harmonic and rhythmic character. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the turba, the pitch center is again E.

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What gives the setting its form and principal variety is, of course, the Biblical text, which glows with uncanny radiance at the heart of the music.

Each character has a basic note value, and this is lengthened depending on the punctuation oart its position within the phrase. The work begins with a short, striking choral introduction, or Exordiowhich announces the Passion gospel and also establishes the A minor tonality upon which the entire piece is based. Despite its tight musical construction, the work has a powerfully direct impact. Sign up for our newsletter! A bass soloist sings the qrvo of Jesus, and a tenor those of Pilate; both are accompanied by the organ.

Not once during this vast arrvo does the underlying tonality waver; once exposed, the small repertoire of textures merely rotates, combining into new orders. It is also a piece that seems tailored to their individual voices: Views Read Edit View history. The rhythmic values are established by the text.

Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May View it here Dismiss. Read about Bach’s Passions here. And then at the very end, just for the very end, at the critical moment when Christ is on the cross and is about to die, suddenly, the four Evangelists come together on pqssio unison A-note.


So this chord comes in and it just goes right through your body! Mark and Tan Dun St. To be able to use Universal Edition in full range, we recommend activating Javascript in your browser.

SATB soloists and choir, oboe, bassoon, violin, cello, organ. Pilate, like Christ, is accompanied only by the organ, but sings in faster rhythmic values and has a higher tessitura. John Passion, which would become the culmination of the tintinnabuli style. Shopping options License request Hire request.

For the role of the Evangelist, Part writes for a mixed consort of four soloists accompanied by instruments. Peace upon you, Jerusalem. Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database. The all-time greats Read about the artists who arv the world of classical music. LukeJames MacMillan St. I have read the data protection statement and agree to its validity.

Stubbornly repetitive and monochrome, deliberately anti-dramatic and neutral, it achieves its extraordinary and noble effect through the simplest of means: Christ always has the longest and lowest notes, creating a stark contrast with the other characters.