(Cancel, highest, my sins), Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden BWV 1083, is a version by Johann Sebastian Bach of Pergolesi's 1736 . Bach wrote his transcription/reworking in the 1740s, slightly expanding the orchestral material and replacing the original Latin text by a German text based on Stabat Mater Psalm 51. [1 ]
History and text [ edit ]
Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden is a musical parody of the Stabat Mater Giovanni Battista Pergolesi had composed in 1736. The parody version was made c. 1743/1745, using a German text based on Psalm 51, one of the penitential psalms. Bach added to Pergolesi's music, providing an additional harmonic line. [1 ]
Scoring [ edit ]
Bach's version is scored for
soprano and alto voices, viola, concertante violins, ripieno violins, and basso continuo. [1 ]
Recordings [ edit ]
American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas.
J.S. Bach: Transcriptions of Italian Music. Koch International, 1993. Neue Hofkapelle München,
Christian Brembeck. Bach & die Italiener. Christophorus, 1996. Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble, Thomas Hengelbrock.
Scarlatti · Bach · Durante. Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, 1998. Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart,
Helmuth Rilling. Edition Bachakademie Vol. 73. Hänssler, 1999. Les Violons du Roy, Bernard Labadie.
Bach: Psaume 51 d’aprés le Stabat Mater de Pergolesi; Cantate BWV 82 "Ich habe genug". ATMA, 2004. Netherlands Bach Collegium, Pieter Jan Leusink.
Bach Edition Vol. 17. Brilliant Classics, 2000. Theatre of Early Music, Daniel Taylor.
Stabat Mater. BIS, 2006.
References [ edit ]
^ a b c Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden at jsbach.org
Sources [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
: Free scores at the Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 International Music Score Library Project