Composed in 1803, while Beethoven was also writing the "Eroica" Symphony, Christ on the Mount of Olives (Christus am Ölberge) is the composer's only oratorio, and combines the emotive force of his later Missa Solemnis with the theater of a Bach Passion. With orchestra, chorus and soloists, it tells the story of Jesus' prayer and arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane and also reflects the emotional pressure Beethoven was under at the time. This recording by Sir Simon Rattle, with acclaimed singers Elsa Dreisig, Pavol Breslik and David Soar, was made during the London Symphony Orchestra's celebration of Beethoven's 250th anniversary.
Composed in 1803, while Beethoven was also writing the "Eroica" Symphony, Christ on the Mount of Olives (Christus am Ölberge) is the composer's only oratorio, and combines the emotive force of his later Missa Solemnis with the theater of a Bach Passion. With orchestra, chorus and soloists, it tells the story of Jesus' prayer and arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane and also reflects the emotional pressure Beethoven was under at the time. This recording by Sir Simon Rattle, with acclaimed singers Elsa Dreisig, Pavol Breslik and David Soar, was made during the London Symphony Orchestra's celebration of Beethoven's 250th anniversary.
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Format: CD
Label: LSO LIVE UK
Rel. Date: 11/13/2020
UPC: 822231186229

Beethoven: Christ On The Mount Of Olives
Artist: London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle
Format: CD
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1. Introduzione. Grave - Adagio
2. Jehova, Du Mein Vater!
3. Meine Seele Ist Erschuttert
4. Erzittre, Erde!
5. Preist Des Erlosers Gute
6. O Heil Euch Ihr Erlosten
7. Verkundet, Seraph, Mir Dein Mund
8. So Ruhe Denn Mit Ganzer Schwere
9. Willkommen, Tod!
10. Wir Haben Ihn Gesehen
11. Die Mich Zu Fangen Ausgezogen Sind
12. Chor Der Junger
13. Nicht Ungestraft Soll Der Verwegnen Schar
14. In Meinen Adern Wuhlen Unbandig Zorn Und Wut
15. Chor Der Junger
16. Welten Singen Lob Und Ehre
17. Chor Der Junger

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Composed in 1803, while Beethoven was also writing the "Eroica" Symphony, Christ on the Mount of Olives (Christus am Ölberge) is the composer's only oratorio, and combines the emotive force of his later Missa Solemnis with the theater of a Bach Passion. With orchestra, chorus and soloists, it tells the story of Jesus' prayer and arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane and also reflects the emotional pressure Beethoven was under at the time. This recording by Sir Simon Rattle, with acclaimed singers Elsa Dreisig, Pavol Breslik and David Soar, was made during the London Symphony Orchestra's celebration of Beethoven's 250th anniversary.