Der Messias, K.572 (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)

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Performers Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (conductor)
Külner-Rudfunk-Sinfonieorchester
Chor des NWDR Hamburg/Köln
Anny Schlemm (soprano)
Lore Fischer (alto)
Rudolph Schock (tenor)
Kurt Böhme (bass)
Publisher Info. Relief, 2008
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Misc. Notes Broadcast by NWDR Köln in 1953. First issuing was in 2008 by Relief. However, the copyright on the sound recording had already expired at this time.
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Performers Philharmonischer Chor München, Münchener Philharmoniker, Rudolf Lamy, Li Stadelman, Alfons Hilsenbeck
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Performers Karl Forster, Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin, Berliner Symphoniker
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Editor Salomon Jadassohn (1831-1902)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, (1884). Plate 6300.
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Publisher. Info. Neue Mozart-Ausgabe, Serie X, Werkgruppe 28,
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Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1961. Plate BA 4529.
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Editor Andreas Holschneider (b. 1931)
Publisher. Info. Neue Mozart-Ausgabe, Serie X, Werkgruppe 28,
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Work Title Der Messias
Alternative. Title
Composer Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K.572
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 parts:
  • Parte Prima.
1. Overtura [Sinfonia]
2. Recitativo accompagnato ed Aria
Recit. Tröstet Zion! [Comfort ye]
Aria. Alle Tale macht hoch und erhaben [Ev’ry valley]
3. Coro. Denn die Herrlichkeit Gottes des Herrn [And the glory of the Lord]
4. Recitativo accompagnato ed Aria
Recit. So spricht der Herr [Thus saith the Lord]
Aria. Doch wer mag ertragen den Tag seiner Ankunft
[But who may abide]
5. Coro. Und er wird reinigen die Kinder Levi [And he shall purify]
Recit. Denn sieh! Eine Jungfrau wird schwanger
[Behold, a virgin shall conceive]
6. Aria e Coro. O du, die Wonne [O thou that tellest]
Aria. O du, die Wonne verkundet in Zion
Coro. O du, die Wonne verkundet in Zion
7. Recitativo accompagnato ed Aria
Recit. Blick auf! Nacht bedecket das Erdreich [For behold, darkness]
Aria. Das Volk, das im Dunkeln wandelt [The people that walked]
8. Coro. Uns ist zum Heil ein Kind geboren [For unto us a child is born]
9. Pifa (orchestra)
Recitativo. Er waren Hirten [There were shepherds]
10. Recitativo accompagnato.
Und sieh! Der Engel des Herrn trat zu ihnen [And lo, the angel of the Lord]
Recit. Und der Engel sprach zu ihnen [And the angel said unto them]
11. Recitativo accompagnato.
Und alsobald war da bei dem Engel [And suddenly there was with the angel]
12. Coro. Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe! [Glory to God]
13. Aria. Erwach’ zu Liedern der Wonne [Rejoice, rejoice]
Recitativo. Dann tut das Auge des Blinden sich auf
[Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened]
14. Aria. Er weidet seine Herde [And he shall feed his flock]
15. Coro. Sein Joch ist sanft [His yoke is easy]
  • Parte seconda.
16. Coro. Kommt her und seht das Lamm [Behold the Lamb of God]
17. Aria. Er ward verschmähet [He was despised]
18. Coro. Wahrlich, wahrlich! [Surely he hath borne]
19. Coro. Durch seine Wunden sind wir geheilet [And with his stripes]
20. Coro. Wie Schafe geh’n [All we like sheep]
21. Recitativo accompagnato.
Und alle, die ihn seh’n [All they that see him]
22. Coro. Er trauete Gott [He trusted in God]
23. Recitativo accompagnato ed Aria
Recit. Die Schmach bricht ihm sein Herz [Thy rebuke hath broken his heart]
Aria. Schaut hin und sieh’ [Behold and see]
24. Recitativo accompagnato ed Aria
Recit. Er ist dahin aus dem Lande der Lebenden [He was cut off]
Aria. Doch du ließest ihn im Grabe nicht [But thou didst not leave]
25. Coro. Machet die Tore weit [Lift up your heads]
Recit. Zu welchen von den Engeln [Unto which of the angels]
26. Coro. Der Herr gab das Wort [The Lord gave the word]
27. Aria. Wie lieblich ist der Boten Schritt [How beautiful are the feet]
28. Coro. Ihr Schall ging aus [Their sound is gone out]
29. Aria. Warum entbrennen die Heiden [Why do the nations]
30. Coro. Brecht entzwei die Ketten alle [Let us break their bonds asunder]
Recit. Der da wohnet im Himmel [He that dwelleth in heaven]
31. Aria. Du zerschlägst sie [Thou shalt break them]
32. Coro. Hallelujah
  • Parte terza.
33. Aria. Ich weiß, daß mein Erlöser lebet [I know that my redeemer liveth]
34. Coro
Coro primo. Wie durch Einen der Tod [Since by man came death]
Coro secondo. …so kam durch Einen […by man came also]
Coro terzo. Denn wie durch Adam alle sterben [For as in Adam]
Coro quarto. …also wird, wer starb […even so in Christ]
35. Recitativo accompagnato ed Aria
Recit. Merkt auf! [Behold! I tell you a mystery]
Aria. Sie schallt, die Posaun’ [The trumpet shall sound]
Recit. Dann wird erfüllt [Then shall be brought to pass]
36. Duetto. O Tod, wo ist dein Pfeil [O death, where is thy sting?]
37. Coro. Doch Dank sei Dir Gott [But thanks be to God]
Recitativo accompagnato. Wenn Gott ist fur uns [If God be for us]
38. Coro. Würdig ist das Lamm [Worthy is the Lamb]
Coro ultimo. Amen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1789
First Performance. 1789-03-06 in Vienna, Residence of Johann Esterházy
soloists, chorus, orchestra, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (conductor)
First Publication. 1803 - Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Librettist Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724-1803) and Christoph Daniel Ebeling (1741-1817)
after Charles Jennens (1700-1773)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones
timpani, organ, strings
Related Works Arranged from Messiah, HWV 56 by Handel
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Mozart's arrangement is an abridgement of the original which was not only re-orchestrated by partly re-composed in sections.