PAULUS (LA CONVERSION DE ST PAUL) by MENDELSSOHN and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at. Paulus (St. Paul), Op. Recitative (Soprano) - And All That Sat in the Council; Recitative (Tenor, Stephen) - Men, Brethren, and Fathers! Hearken to Me. Mendelssohn composed his first oratorio Paulus under the impression of his own revival of J. S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion in He integrated chorale.


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Again, possibly for economic reasons, Corboz is content to let part of his choir take the role of the heavenly chorus who speak for God on the road to Damascus: Masur's children's choir make paulus mendelssohn event a real epiphany.

Masur, with the air of Leipzig permeating his every paulus mendelssohn, scores highly on the chorales.


In their gently rounded harmonies and fine scoring, they have a subtly manipulative effect, and Masur shapes them with keen sensitivity to the disposition of voices within the arc of their chord progressions. By comparison, Corboz's sound merely subdued. Paulus mendelssohn it comes to soloists, both recordings have much to paulus mendelssohn.

On Him we rest, with faith assur'd, For ever and for ever. And Stephen, full of faith and full of power, did great wonders among the people.

And they of the Synagogue were not able paulus mendelssohn resist the wisdom and the Spirit by which he spaker. Then they suborned men who were paulus mendelssohn witnesses, which said: Did we not enjoin and straitly command you, that you should not teach in the Name ye follow?

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Mendelssohn paulus mendelssohn articulation of musical symbols is highly individual, expressing the composer's personal view of Christianity. While the choruses in Paulus may seem quite conventional, for example, Mendelssohn 's use of different voice combinations to present particular characters is both innovative and highly effective.

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To the consternation of some of Mendelssohn 's contemporaries, paulus mendelssohn voice of Christ at the most dramatic moment of the oratorio -- when the Savior addresses Saul paulus mendelssohn -- is portrayed by a four-part women's choir.

Critics excoriated Mendelssohn for giving the fateful words "Saul, why persecutest thou me? Mendelssohn 's Christ, whose voice is distant, mysterious, and yet tremendously powerful, possesses an otherworldly, spectral quality, suggesting the infinitesimal closeness and infinite remoteness of God.

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