Schütz: Kleine geistliche Konzerte (1636/8)

Schütz: Kleine geistliche Konzerte
Concerto Vocale
Harmonia Mundi 901097

Reissued as Harmonia Mundi "Anniversary Edition" 941097

Recorded: May 1982

Timing: 54:47


  1. Habe deine Lust an dem Herren (SWV311) (4:55)
  2. O Jesu nomen dolce (SWV308) (3:40)
  3. Wohl dem, der nicht wandelt (SWV290) (3:32)
  4. Eile mich, Gott, zu erretten (SWV282) (3:13)
  5. Was betrübst du dich, meine Seele (Symphonæ SacræII-SWV353) (6:13)
  6. Herr, unser Herrscher (Symphonæ SacræII-SWV343) (5:35)
  7. Wie ein Rubin (Symphonæ SacræII-SWV357) (2:42)
  8. O süsser, o freundlicher (SWV285) (4:37)
  9. Was hast du verwirket (SWV307) (4:11)
  10. Bone Jesu (SWV313) (4:35)
  11. Bringt her dem Herrn (SWV283) (2:50)
  12. Ihr Heiligen lobsinget (SWV288) (2:30)
  13. Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, o Herr (Symphonæ SacræII-SWV348) (5:13)

This recording presents a selection of items from the small sacred concertos, showing Schütz' reworkings of the Italian monodic style, with which he familiarised himself during his 1629 visit to Venice. Also included are a few items from Symphoniæ Sacræ II.

Concerto Vocale: Sebastian Hennig - Soprano; René Jacobs - Counter-tenor; William Christie - Organ; Christophe Coin - Cello; Konrad Junghänel - Archlute; Mihako Kimura, Staas Swierstra - Violin.

[3] Harmonia mundi "Passerelles" HMB 590 017 / 18 [CDx2 + book] Les Contre-ténors - Mythes et Réalités (with a book by Peter Giles)

A recording of some similar concerti by one of Schütz' major pupils:

Weckmann: Sacred Concerti and Harpsichord Music
Purcell Quartet / Robert Woolley
Chandos Chaconne 0646

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