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VOCES8 / Podger

»A guardian angel«

Wednesday 15 May 2024
19:30
Mozart-Saal

 

Performers

VOCES8, Vokalensemble

Barnaby Smith, Countertenor, Leitung

Rachel Podger, Violine

Programme

Orlando Gibbons

Drop, drop slow tears (1623)

Anonymus

Pater noster. Gregorianischer Choral

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber

Sonata XVI g-moll »Schutzengel-Passacaglia« (Sonaten über die Mysterien des Rosenkranzes) (1674 um)

Anonymus

Angelus ad virginem (Bearbeitung: VOCES8)

Hieronymus Praetorius

Angelus ad pastores ait à 8 (Cantiones sacrae) (1599)

Nicola Matteis

Passaggio rotto (1679) ca.)

Fantasia (1679) ca.)

Movimento invognito (1679) ca.)

Henry Purcell

O God, thou art my God Z 35 (1681–1682 ca.)

With drooping wings (Dido and Aeneas Z 626) (1689)

Thomas Tallis

O nata lux (Hymns for alternating plainsong and polyphony) (Bearbeitung: VOCES8)

Sir James MacMillan

Domine non secundum peccata nostra

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Thomas Tomkins

When David heard (1622))

Johann Sebastian Bach

1. Satz: Allemande (Partita a-moll BWV 1013 für Flöte solo) (1720 ca.)

Komm, Jesu, komm! BWV 229 (1730)

2. Satz: Corrente (Partita a-moll BWV 1013 für Flöte solo) (1720 ca.)

Jonathan Dove

The Three Kings

Johann Sebastian Bach

3. Satz: Sarabande (Partita a-moll BWV 1013 für Flöte solo) (1720 ca.)

Heinrich Schütz

Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes SWV 386 (1648))

Johann Sebastian Bach

4. Satz: Bourée anglaise (Partita a-moll BWV 1013 für Flöte solo) (1720 ca.)

Owain Park

Antiphon for the Angels

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Zugabe:

Charles Gounod

Méditation sur le 1er Prélude de J. S. Bach »Ave Maria« (Bearbeitung für Vokalensemble und Violine) (1722/1853)

Note

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Presented by Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft

Guardian angels

The program of the British vocal ensemble VOCES8 with baroque violinist Rachel Podger revolves around supernatural beings who guide and protect us. The program alternates between choral works by Orlando Gibbons or Heinrich Schütz and compositions for violin such as the passacaglia »The Guardian Angel« from Heinrich Ignaz von Biber's »Rosary Sonatas« and the Partita in A minor BWV 1013 for flute by Johann Sebastian Bach. Inspired by alternating liturgical chants, in which a precentor alternates with the chorale schola, Rachel Podger leads the eight singers to immortality as guardian angels in some parts of the program: a heavenly program with beguiling sounds from Podger's violin and VOCES8 and compositions from the Baroque and contemporary periods.

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