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Oratorio Ensemble Concert

Hosted by the Consul of the Tokyo Music Lovers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Fri 20 Oct 18:30 - 21:00

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Just relax and enjoy a music student Chorus and organ performance at Protected content

Players
Senzoku Gakuen Music of College – Vocal Music Course students
Organ – Yasuko Ii

Program

J.S. Bach
<Herz und Mund Tat und Leben> Kantate zum Fest Mariae Heimsuchung, BWV147

J Haydn
Missain Augustiis „Nelsonmese“, Hob.XXII:II

Time Schedule

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19:00 Concert Starts
20:30 Concert Close
20:45 Light meal (your option)

Direction from Subway, Tameike Sanno Station Exit No 13
- 10m from above exit – At the corner of Coffee shop DOTOUR, turn to the left
- Walk up the slope in front of you.
- At the first corner, turn to your right and keep moving up the slope
- About 300m, you shall find a small foot bridge.
- The church locates at the left side of above bridge.

Unfortunately, there is no English indication in front of the church

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Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147
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Johann Sebastian Bach composed the church cantata Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (Heart and mouth and deed and life), BWV 147, in Protected content his first year as Thomaskantor, the director of church music in Leipzig. His cantata is part of his first cantata cycle there and was written for the Marian feast of the Visitation on 2 July, which commemorates Mary's visit to Elizabeth as narrated in the Gospel of Luke in the prescribed reading for the feast day. Bach based the music on his earlier cantata BWV 147a, written originally in Weimar in Protected content Advent. He expanded the Advent cantata in six movements to ten movements in two parts in the new work. While the text of the Advent cantata was written by the Weimar court poet Salomo Franck, the librettist of the adapted version who added several recitatives is anonymous.

Bach began the cantata with a chorus for the full orchestra, followed by alternating recitatives and arias with often obbligato instrument. He scored it for four vocal soloists, a four-part choir, and a Baroque instrumental ensemble of trumpet, two oboes, strings, and continuo. The closing chorale of the earlier work was replaced by the hymn "Jesu, meiner Seelen Wonne" Protected content Martin Janus, with a melody by Johann Schop. Two of its stanzas close the two parts of the cantata in an identical setting. While Bach often composed four-part chorales to end a cantata, he embedded such a setting here in a pastoral instrumental concerto. This music became famous in a piano transcription by Dame Myra Hessas Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring.

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Missa in Angustiis
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The Missa in Angustiis (Mass for troubled times) or Nelson Mass (Hob. XXII/11), is one of fourteen masses written by Joseph Haydn. It is one of the six masses written near the end of his life which are, together, now seen as a culmination of Haydn's liturgical composition.

Background

Haydn's chief biographer, H. C. Robbins Landon, has written that this mass "is arguably Haydn's greatest single composition". Written in Protected content , it is one of the six late masses by Haydn for the Esterhazy family composed after taking a short hiatus, during which elaborate church music was inhibited by the Josephinian reforms of the Protected content . The late sacred works of Haydn are masterworks, influenced by the experience of his London symphonies. They highlight the soloists and chorus while allowing the orchestra to play a prominent role.

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