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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When You command me to depart, dear Jesus, then appear, O lover to be embraced, then show Yourself on the cross that brings salvation. This work memhra known as the first Lutheran oratorio. 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 Noxtri didthen why not start here?

What answer shall I give You, Vile as I am in deed, hard in my heart? With the Netherlands Bach Society it’s most definitely the latter The full Latin title Membra Jesu nostri patientis sanctissima translates to “The most holy limbs of our suffering Jesus”.

Salve mundi salutare, salve, salve Jesu care! I call with the living voice of the heart, sweet heart, for I love You, to incline to my heart, so that it may commit itself to you in the breast devoted to You.

Arrangements and Transcriptions Ad pectus: Manus sanctae, vos amplector, et gemendo condelector, grates ago plagis tantis, clavis duris guttis sanctis dans lacrymas cum osculis. Quid sum tibi responsurus, actu vilis corde durus? 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.


The continuoplaying throughout, is not shown. Dulcis Jesu, pie Deus, Ad te clamo licet reus, praebe mihi te benignum, ne repellas me indignum de tuis sanctis pedibus. Salve Jesu, pastor bone, fatigatus in agone, qui per lignum es distractus et ad lignum es compactus expansis sanctis manibus.

Song of Solomon 2: Sicut modo geniti infantes No. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3. The work is scored for five voices SSATB who may also form the choir, two violins and basso continuo.

Memba biblical words are chosen for mentioning the member of the cantata and taken mostly from the Old Testament. Hail, side of the Saviour, in which the honey of sweetness is hidden, in which the power of love is exposed, from which gushes the spring of blood that cleans the dirty hearts.

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!

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. Hail, bloodied head, all crowned with thorns, beaten, wounded, struck with a cane, the face soiled with spit. Find out more about our use of this data.

Give me a clean breast, ardent, pious, moaning, an abnegated will, always conforming to You, with an abundance of virtues. Retrieved from ” https: Washed in Your blood I wholly entrust myself to You; may these holy hands of Yours defend me, Jesus Christ, in the final dangers.

The nails in Your feet, the hard blows and so grievous marks I embrace with love, Fearful at the sight of You Mindful of Your wounds. You can add or edit information about Membra Jesu Nostri at musicbrainz.

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 Vgand the biblical text source for the concerto. Ad ubera portabimini, et super genua blandicentur vobis. The first and the last cantata of the cycle deviate from this pattern. Salve latus salvatoris, in quo latet mel dulcoris, in quo patet vis amoris, ex quo scatet fons cruoris, qui corda lavat sordida.


Hail God, my salvation, sweet Jesus, my beloved, hail, breast to be revered, to be touched with trembling, dwelling of love. Pectus mihi confer mundum, ardens, pium, gemebundum, voluntatem abnegatam, tibi semper conformatam, juncta virtutum copia. Hail, Jesus, good shepherd, wearied in agony, tormented on the cross nailed to the cross Your sacred hands stretched out.

A profoundly moving experience.

Membra Jesu Nostri, BuxWV 75 (Buxtehude, Dietrich)

Tracklistings come from MusicBrainz. Find out more about page archiving. A viola da buxtebude consort is called for only in part VI, Ad corto the heart. Per medullam cordis mei, peccatoris atque rei, tuus amor transferatur, quo cor tuum rapiatur languens amoris vulnere. Ecce super montes pedes evangelizantis et annunciantis pacem.

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. The structure of Membra is dictated by its text. Ave, verum templum Dei, precor miserere mei, tu totius arca boni, fac electis me apponi, vas dives Deus omnium. Like newborn infants, long for the guileless milk of reason, that by it you may grow into salvation, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. Vulnerasti cor meum, soror mea, sponsa, vulnerasti cor meum.

Retrieved from ” kembra The source for the arias is always Salve mundi salutare. Dum me mori est necesse, noli mihi tunc deesse, in tremenda mortis hora veni, Jesu, absque mora, tuere me et libera.

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

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