Musica Bohemica, Jaroslav Krček

Brixi: Judas Iscariothes. Oratorio

Catalogue Number: SU 3866-2
Published: 13th January 2006
First release: Bonton Music a.s., 1996
Genre: Vocal - Religious
Format: 1 CD
- Judas Iscariot, a new premiere of František Xaver Brixi's oratorio for Good Friday in
Holy Week. - An original composition of a Czech master of the 18th century,written on an original text by an unknown author. - In the convention of Baroque poetry, three allegorical figures-Justice (bass), Death (alto) and Hope (Soprano) speak to the central character, Judas (tenor). - This Oratorio is a showcase for Brixi's mastery of counterpoint. - The soloists and Musica Bohemica, conducted by Jaroslav Krček have prepared a rare artistic experience for their listeners. Judas Iscariot - a noteworthy work by the 18th century Czech genius F. X. Brixi
František Xaver Brixi
Judas Iscariot. Oratorio for the Holy Feast of Good Friday (Judas Iscariothes. Oratorium pro die sacro Parasceves)
1. Overture. Introduzione. Spirituoso 03:05
2. Recitativo - Aria I. Allegro 09:05
3. Recitativo - Aria II. Allegro moderato 11:53
4. Recitativo - Aria III. Adagio 16:38
5. Recitativo - Aria IV. Allegro moderato 07:10
6. Recitativo - Aria V. Largo 12:49
7. Recitativo - Aria VI. Allegro moderato 13:38
8. Recitativo - Finale. Allegro moderato (coro misto) 05:12