Spine string: "EMI His Master's Voice [logo] Mendelssohn • Elias • Frühbeck De Burgos 1C 149-00 107/09" Center-labels info: Red label with "EMI Die Stimme Seines Herrn" square colored nipper logo on top. Thus the Lord commandeth. 1847 - Bonn: N. Simrock: Librettist Composer, with Julius Schubring (1806-1889), Karl Klingemann (1798-1862) William Bartholomew (1793-1867), English text (sung at premiere) Language German and English Composer Time Period Comp. Both I therefore say to ye: forsake your idols, return to God; for He is slow to anger, and merciful, and kind, and gracious, and repenteth Him of the evil. 1 (Text: Felix Mendelssohn after Bible or other Sacred Texts) DUT ENG; Winterlied, op. Hath my prayer been heard by the Lord! O thou, who makest thine angels spirits (The fire descends), It is enough, O Lord now take away my life, Arise, Elijah, for thou hast a long journey. The choir acts as the people ("Das Volk"), but also comments, like the choir in Greek drama. 115 no. Baal! Rise then, ye priests of Baal; select and slay a bullock, and put no fire under it; uplift your voices and call the god ye worship; and the god who by fire shall answer, let him be God. Elijah, Op. My son reviveth! For thou art gracious, and full of compassion, and plenteous in mercy and truth. See, now he sleepeth beneath a juniper tree in the wilderness, but the angels of the Lord encamp round about all them that fear Him. The Lord hath heard thy prayer, the soul of my son reviveth! 14. Unto Thee will, Night falleth round me, o Lord! [citation needed], The work is scored for eight vocal soloists (two each of bass, tenor, alto, soprano), full symphony orchestra including trombones, ophicleide, organ, and a large chorus usually singing in four, but occasionally eight parts. The oratorio was first performed on 26 August 1846 at Birmingham Town Hall in its English version, conducted by the composer, and it was immediately acclaimed a classic of the genre. Yea, and the God who by fire shall answer, let him be God. Behold, God the Lord passed by! Then we shall see whose God is the Lord. After Boston's Handel and Haydn Society presented the work for the first time in February 1848, its success resulted in eight more performances that spring. It is a particular favourite of amateur choral societies. The Lord is God, the Lord is God! Say, who art thou, that thou art afraid of a man that shall die; and forgettest the Lord thy Maker, who hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the earth’s foundations? In 1829 Mendelssohn had organized the first performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion since the composer's death and was instrumental in bringing this and other Bach works to widespread popularity. But yet the Lord was not in the tempest. R. Larry Todd Übersetzung: Helga Beste. For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but Thy kindness shall not depart from me; neither shall the covenant of Thy peace be removed. What have I to do with thee 9. There is nothing. Chor der Seraphim an der Handlung teil. Lord my God, O let the spirit of this child return, that he again may live. [1], Mendelssohn had discussed an oratorio based on Elijah in the late 1830s with his friend Karl Klingemann, who had provided him with the libretto for his comic operetta Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde,[2] which resulted in a partial text that Klingemann was unable to finish. Commit thy way unto Him, and trust in Him, and fret not thyself because of evil-doers. And when the Lord would take him away to heaven, lo! EMBED. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix Erster Teil Einleitung (ELIAS): "So wahr der Herr, der Gott Israels, lebet" / "As God the Lord of Israel liveth" Besetzung: Bass solo, Orchester Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix Erster Teil Ouvertüre Besetzung: Orchester Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix Erster Teil Nr. Baal, oh answer us! “Stereo” at the left of spindle hole. I go mourning all the day long; I lie down and weep at night. Editor: James R. Jennings (submitted 2008-03-01). Elijah The Widow A dramatic episode is the contest of the gods, in which Jehovah consumes an offered sacrifice in a column of fire, while a sequence of increasingly frantic prayers by the prophets of the god Baal failed. Art thou he that troubleth Israel! Wie selig sind die Todten, op. posth. 7b. Felix Mendelssohn — Elias 28 Lift thine eyes / Hebe deine Augen; Original text and translations . The deeps afford no water! O man of God, help thy people! It is enough! He heareth not. Recitative & Chorus: O Lord, Thou hast overthrown Thine enemies. Thus saith Jezebel;’Elijah is worthy to die’. Sign up for free; Log in; Oratorio libretto, Elijah. O Israel hear! Its melodrama, easy appeal and stirring choruses have provided the basis for countless successful performances. Be thou the orphan’s helper! In her place, the part was created by Maria Caterina Rosalbina Caradori-Allan. Be Thou not far from me! As God the Lord of Sabaoth liveth, before whom I stand, three years this day fulfilled, Have respect to the prayer of Thy servant, o Lord, my God! My heart is therefore glad, my glory rejoiceth; and my flesh shall also rest in hope. heavens through the word of God. History. Night falleth round me, o Lord! Elijah (German: Elias), Op. 19 (Sechs Gesänge) no. Erster Teil . Go up now, child, and look toward the sea. Elias gab Mendelssohn Bartholdy die Möglichkeit zur Komposition von „recht dicken, starken, vollen Chören“ (Brief vom 18. The heavens are black with cloud and with wind; the storm rusheth louder and louder! Blessed are the men who fear Him, they ever walk in the way of peace. And then shall your light break forth as the light of morning breaketh: and your health shall speedily spring forth then: and the glory of the Lord ever shall reward you. Oh rest in the Lord, wait patiently for Him, and He shall give thee thy heart’s desires. 70, oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn that premiered August 26, 1846, in Birmingham, England. The harvest now is over, the summer days are gone, and yet no power cometh to help us! Look down on us from heaven, o Lord; regard the distress of Thy people. He that shall endure to the end, shall be saved. The waters gather, they rush along, they are lifting their voices. The fugal overture leads attacca to the first choral movement. Behold, a little cloud ariseth now from the waters; it is like a man’s hand! Oh hear me, Lord, and answer me! English text. Elijah is modelled on the oratorios of these two Baroque masters; however, in its lyricism and use of orchestral and choral colour the style clearly reflects Mendelssohn's own genius as an early Romantic composer. Hear our cry, o Baal, now arise! Take all the prophets of Baal, and let not one of them escape you. The stormy billows are high, their fury is mighty. English text. Now Cherith’s brook is dried up, Elijah; arise and depart; and get thee to Zarephath; thither abide: for the Lord hath commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee. But yet the Lord was not in the tempest. Help, send Thy servant help, o God! CPDL #16271: 1. What have I to do with thee, O man of God? The People. So the mighty gather against thee, and they have prepared a net for thy steps; that they may seize thee, that they say slay thee. The German version was first performed on the composer's birthday, 3 February 1848, in Leipzig, a few months after Mendelssohn's death, under the baton of the composer Niels Wilhelm Gade. 1847 - Bonn: N. Simrock: Librettist Composer, with Julius Schubring (1806-1889), Karl Klingemann (1798-1862) William Bartholomew (1793-1867), English text (sung at premiere) Language German and English Composer Time Period Comp. Before Him upon your faces fall! O blessed are they who fear Him! ‘Be not afraid,’ saith God the Lord,’be not afraid, thy help is near!’ God, the Lord, thy God, saith unto thee:’Be not afraid!’ Though thousands languish and fall beside thee, and tens of thousands around thee perish, yet still it shall not come nigh thee. Our God is one Lord, and we will have no other gods before the Lord. As The Times critic wrote: 'Never was there a more complete triumph  – never a more thorough and speedy recognition of a great work of art'. 1. He hath said, thy foot shall not be moved, thy Keeper will never slumber. Turn unto her, O lord my God; in mercy help this widow’s son! Gentle Reminder. It was a regular close of church services in Luther's time. Wilt thou show wonders to the dead? [8], Mendelssohn wrote the soprano part in Elijah for the 'Swedish Nightingale', Jenny Lind, although she was unavailable to sing the Birmingham premiere. Not a voice will answer you: none will listen, none heed you. / engl.) For He is gracious; and His mercy endureth for evermore! Elijah, Op. Part II depicts the prosecution of Elijah by Queen Jezebel, his retirement to the desert, his vision of God appearing, his return to his work, and his ascension on a fiery chariot into heaven. The Widow Now by this I know that thou art a man of God, and that His word in thy mouth is the truth. 70. 30. how excellent Thy Name is in all the nations! In 1845, the Birmingham Festival commissioned an oratorio from Mendelssohn, who worked with Schubring to put the text in final form and in 1845 and 1846 composed his oratorio to the German and English texts in parallel, taking care to change musical phrases to suit the rhythms and stresses of the translation by William Bartholomew, a chemist who was also an experienced amateur poet and composer.[3]. So wahr der Herr, der Gott Israels, lebet, vor dem ich stehe: Es soll diese Jahre weder Tau noch Regen kommen, ich sage es denn. that I knew where I might find Him, that I might even come before His presence! Baal, we cry to thee; hear and answer us! [9], Charles Salaman adapted "He that Shall Endure to the End" from Elijah as a setting for Psalm 93 (Adonai Malakh), sung on most Friday nights at the sabbath-eve service of the London Spanish & Portuguese Jewish community. With knives and lancets cut yourselves after your manner. She resumed singing the piece at Exeter Hall in London in late 1848, raising £1,000 to fund a scholarship in his name. The Widow 120 no. Seest thou nothing arise from the deep! See the Wikipedia article for more information. Behold, God the Lord passed by! Give me thy son. Behold, God the Lord passed by! 4 (in Vier Lieder für vierstimmigen Männerchor) (Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) DUT ENG FRE; Last update: 2020-11-17 00:33:49 . She did not feel able to sing the part for a year afterwards. Elias (Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy) Oratorium nach Worten des Alten Testaments, op. Some movements are simple oratorio forms such as recitative and aria, others explore hybrid combinations, such as recitative with choir, for dramatic effect. After Arthur Sullivan became the first recipient of the Mendelssohn Scholarship, she encouraged him in his career. His mercies on thousands fall, on all them that love him and keep his commandments. Mendelssohn uses biblical episodes relating to Elijah, which in the original, 1 Kings 17:19 and 2 Kings 2:1, are narrated in rather laconic form, to produce intensely dramatic scenes, while adding several related biblical texts, mostly taken from the Old Testament. Bring them down to Kishon’s brook, and there let them be slain. Search Metadata Search text contents Search TV news captions Search archived websites Advanced Search. Chor - Das Volk. download 1 file . download 1 file . Then did Elijah the prophet break forth like a fire; his words appeared like burning torches. Joy on their head shall be for everlasting, and all sorrow and mourning shall flee away for ever. download 1 file . Have respect to the prayer of Thy servant, o Lord, my God! Zion spreadeth her hands for aid, and there is neither help nor comfort. Thy face must be veiled, for He draweth near. See mine affliction. But yet the Lord was, ELIJAH – Or The Jewish Artist in The Western World, Let’s build a book together: Submit a Photograph, Elijah:The Jewish Artist in the Western World, The Mellon Interdisciplinary Sacred Music Dramas, Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire: A film with Georgine Resick. Hilf, Herr! Arise now, get thee without, stand on the mount before the Lord: for there His glory will appear, and shine on thee! Elijah (German: Elias), Op. It is enough! Hear and answer, Baal! Elijah (German: Elias), Op. my son is sick! Part I is concluded by the bringing of rain to parched Israel through Elijah's prayers. And a mighty wind rent the mountains around, brake in pieces the rocks, brake them before the Lord. Hide not Thy face, o Lord, from me, my soul is thirsting for Thee, as a thirsty land. See also Denn Er hat seinen Engeln befohlen über dir (Felix Mendelssohn), created before this oratorio and that has then taken place in it (with small changes). O Lord, now take away my life, for I am not better than my fathers! I have been very jealous for the Lord God of Hosts, for the children of Israel have broken Thy covenant, and thrown down Thine altars, and slain all Thy prophets, slain them with the sword. Call him louder, for he is a god! 1 Chor: "Hilf, Herr! Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee. I journey hence to the wilderness. Help, help Thy servant now, o God! There shalt thou drink its waters; and the Lord thy God hath commanded the ravens to feed thee there: so do according unto His word. I never troubled Israel’s peace: it is thou, Ahab, and all thy father’s house. Wilt Thou quite destroy us! Thus saith the Lord, the Redeemer of Israel, and His Holy One to him oppressed by tyrants, thus saith the Lord: ‘I am He that comforteth. and his sickness is so sore, that there is no breath left in him! And the sea was upheaved, and the earth was shaken. Thy mercy, Lord, is great, and far above the heavens. Go up again, and still look towards the sea. Lord God of Abraham! 3. Oh! Edition notes: PDFs available for movements 1, 2, 20, 29 and 43 only. Let none be made ashamed, that wait upon Thee! Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Februar 1837 an Karl Klingemann); dies auch im Hinblick auf die erstarkten Singvereine, die nicht selten Hunderte von Sängern umfassten.Der Chor nimmt als Volk Israel, Baalspriesterschaft bzw. Triennial Music Festival, Felix Mendelssohn (conductor) First Pub lication. Lift thine eyes to the mountains, whence cometh help. The heavens are as brass, they are as brass above me. And the rivers are exhausted! And I, even I only am left: and they seek my life to take it away! Hear us, Baal! Elijah Elijah The text is Martin Luther's "Verleih uns Frieden", a paraphrase of Da pacem Domine, a Latin prayer for peace from the 6th or 7th century based on biblical verses 2 Kings 20:19, 2 Chronicles 20:12,15 and Psalms 72:6–7. Bernard Shaw wrote: Its popularity has changed over the years. Dabei waren Oratorien zu Mendelssohns Zeit gar nicht mehr en vogue . Angels Shouldst thou, walking in grief, languish, He will quicken thee. And the barrel of meal shall not waste, neither shall the cruse of oil fail, until the day that the Lord sendeth rain upon the earth. Lind was devastated by the composer's premature death in 1847. [4] Notwithstanding the work's triumph, Mendelssohn revised his oratorio wholesale before another group of performances in London in April 1847  – one (23 April) in the presence of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Go, return upon thy way! Ye have forsaken God’s commands, and thou hast follow’d Baalim. The title role was sung at the premiere by the Austrian bass Josef Staudigl. And there is no one breaketh it to feed them. Thy help cometh from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. 2, 3, and 12 are by Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel]) no. Be not afraid, for I am thy God! Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, this day let it be known that Thou art God, and that I am Thy servant! Besetzung. 70, MWV A 25, is an oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn depicting events in the life of the Prophet Elijah as told in the books 1 Kings and 2 Kings of the Old Testament. Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, oh hear me and answer me, and shew this people that Thou art Lord God. Through darkness riseth light, light to the upright. Go, return upon thy way! There is nothing. Einleitung - Elias. Shall the dead arise and praise thee? When the heavens are closed up because they have sinned against Thee: yet if they pray and confess Thy name, and turn away from their sins when Thou dost afflict them: then hear from heaven, and forgive the sin. This piece was composed in the spirit of Mendelssohn's Baroque predecessors Bach and Handel, whose music he loved. 8 (Zwölf Gesänge [nos. Baal! EMBED (for wordpress.com hosted blogs and archive.org item tags) Want more? Now let me die, Lord, take away my life! But the Lord is above them and almighty. For He shall give His angels charge over thee; that they shall protect thee in all the ways thou goest; that their hands shall uphold and guide thee, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone. O blessed are they who fear Him! But yet the Lord was not in the fire. Recitative & Chorus: O Thou, who makest/The Fire Descends. Help, Lord! I, even I only, remain one prophet of the Lord. [10], The manuscript used for the premiere, by a copyist with notes by Mendelssohn, now in the collection of the, Program notes for Concert Opera Boston performance of, International Music Score Library Project, Choral Public Domain Library (ChoralWiki), Three short musical excerpts from Elijah by a Swiss choir, The History of Mendelssohn's Oratorio "Elijah", Conference program with abstracts: "Viewing Mendelssohn, Viewing Elijah", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Elijah_(oratorio)&oldid=971510809, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2013, Articles with International Music Score Library Project links, Articles with dead external links from July 2020, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. ITEM TILE download. As God the Lord of Sabaoth liveth, before whom I stand, three years this day fulfilled, I will shew myself unto Ahab; and the Lord will then send rain again upon the earth. 3 (Text: Volkslieder after Volkslieder ) DUT ENG FRE; Zigeunerlied, op. People – to slay my son art thou come hither? Then hear from heaven, and forgive the sin. Art thou Elijah! Lord, my God, let the spirit of this child return, that he again may live! MIDI and NoteWorthy Composer files available for all movements. Call him louder, call him louder! The title role, sung by a baritone or bass, requires a nearly operatic range of emotional expression for the arias, German Text. Is not His word like a fire, and like a hammer that breaketh the rock into pieces! Call first upon your god, your numbers are many. Inhalt. I desire to live no longer: now let me die, for my days are but vanity. But yet the Lord was not in the earthquake. Amen. 16A. The sections are listed in the following table, with the text in both German and English, a biblical source for the passage (the dramatic action highlighted by a background colour), and the voices. There came a fiery chariot with fiery horses, and he went by a whirlwind to heaven. Ye people, rend your hearts and not your garments for your transgressions: the prophet Elijah hath sealed the heavens through the word of God. Though stricken, they have not grieved. Get thee hence, Elijah! 70, oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn that premiered August 26, 1846, in Birmingham, England. Among the episodes is the resurrection of a dead youth. Mark how the scorner derideth us! O Lord, Thou hast overthrown Thine enemies and destroyed them. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God; with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. He talketh, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey; or, peradventure, he sleepeth: so awaken him! The choir is mostly four-part SATB, but up to eight parts. Score information: A4 Copyright: Personal 2. I therefore say to ye: forsake your idols, return to God; for He is slow to anger, and merciful, and kind, and gracious, and repenteth Him of the evil. Chorus & Recitative: Go, return upon thy way/ I go on my way. Oh shew to all this people that I have done these things according to Thy word. Above Him stood the Seraphim, and one cried to another: Holy, holy, holy is God the Lord, the Lord Sabaoth! I go on my way in the strength of the Lord For Thou art my Lord; and I will suffer for Thy sake. Heed the sacrifice we offer! It premiered in 1846 at the Birmingham Festival. Elijah is hopelessly, awfully, irremediably mid-Victorian. Chorus: Help, Lord! Mendelssohn then turned to Julius Schubring [de], the librettist for his earlier oratorio St. Paul, who quickly abandoned Klingemann's work and produced his own text that combined the story of Elijah as told in the Book of Kings with psalms. The infant children ask for bread! 2000 Konzertbesucher bejubelten 1846 die Uraufführung des "Elias" von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. And let their hearts again be turned! By contrast, Handel's oratorios never went out of fashion in England. Publication date [n.d.] Topics Oratorios -- Librettos Publisher Boston, O. Ditson Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN ... FULL TEXT download. KINDLE download. ‘If with all your hearts ye truly seek Me, ye shall ever surely find Me.’ Thus saith our God. Be Thou not far from me! The Lord our God alone can do these things. Wherefore slumber? Thou art Elijah, thou he that troubleth Israel! Thanks be to God! I will strengthen thee! Thou shalt love the Lord thy God; with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. Shall the dead arise, the dead arise and praise thee? Man of God, now let my words be precious in thy sight. As God the Lord of Israel liveth, before whom I stand: There shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word. Call him louder! And if the wicked turn not, the Lord will whet His sword; and He hath bent His bow, and made it ready. He that shall endure to the end, shall be saved. The narrative passages from the books of Kings are highlighted by green background. Now His glory hath filled all the earth. 34 (Sechs Gesänge) no. 70, MWV A 25, is an oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn depicting events in the life of the Prophet Elijah as told in the books 1 Kings and 2 Kings of the Old Testament.It premiered in 1846 at the Birmingham Festival. And in that still voice onward came the Lord. 1. art thou come to me, to call my sin unto remembrance? The oratorio presents episodes from the story of the biblical prophet Elijah. 12 (Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) DUT ENG FRE; Suleika, op. What shall I render to the Lord, for all his benefits to me? Now begone and bless me also! Burmeister, Klaus Vorwort / Preface (dt. Thanks be to God! For the Lord yet hath left Him seven thousand in Israel, knees which have not bowed to Baal. The harvest now is over, the summer days are gone, and yet no power cometh to help us! Will then the Lord be no more God in Zion? The flames consume his offering! Now Cherith's Brook 8. Hear ye, Israel, hear what the Lord speaketh:’Oh, hadst thou heeded my commandments’Who hath believed our report! "[6] A number of critics have treated the work harshly, emphasizing its conventional outlook and undaring musical style. Open the heavens and send us relief. Mendelssohn originally intended Elijah to be in German but it was first performed in English after the composer was commissioned to write an oratorio for the Birmingham Festival. "℗ 1968 EMI Records Ltd.". Elijah was popular at its premiere and has been frequently performed, particularly in English-speaking countries, ever since. Take all the prophets of Baal and let not one of them escape us: bring all and slay them! Help me, man of God! Among the idols of the Gentiles, are there any that can command the rain, or cause the heavens to give their showers! The Lord thy God doth go with thee: He will not fail thee, He will not forsake thee. Advanced … Now send, and gather . 70, MWV A 25, is an oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn depicting events in the life of the Prophet Elijah as told in the books 1 Kings and 2 Kings of the Old Testament. Period: Romantic: Piece Style Romantic Hear, mighty god! Elijah in Mendelssohn’s libretto. (Text: August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben) ENG FRE; Suleika und Hatem, op. Arise then, and hasten for thy life; to the wilderness journey. An Angel Invoke your forest gods, and mountain deities. He, watching over Israel, slumbers not, nor sleeps. And after the earthquake there came a fire. He never will suffer the righteous to fall: He is at thy right hand. Period: Romantic: Piece Style Romantic Help, help Thy servant now, o God! O Lord, now take away my life, for I am not better than my fathers! He is gracious, compassionate; He is righteous. The work in two parts opens with a declamation by Elijah, after which the overture is played. Baal, we cry to thee, hear and answer us! Containing the music of the principal solos, duets, and choruses Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The Widow And then we shall see whose God is the Lord. Blessed are the men who fear him (Posted 2010-03-01) CPDL #21104: It premiered in 1846 at the Birmingham Festival. Tarry here my servant: the Lord be with thee. These were doubtless well fitted to the taste of Mendelssohn's time, and a Victorian sentimentality also seems detectable in places. The soloists are Elijah (baritone); soprano (S), singing the Widow, the Youth (sometimes taken by a boy treble) and Angel II; alto (A), singing Angel I and the Queen; and tenor (T), singing the parts of Obadiah and Ahab. Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in their heavenly Father’s realm. to me the whole of Israel unto Mount Carmel; there summon the prophets of Baal, and also the prophets of Baal, and also the prophets of the groves who are house feasted at Jezebel’s table. And Thy great mercies remember, Lord. The oratorio presents episodes from the story of the biblical prophet Elijah. LC code on top right. PART I. And after the fire there came a still small voice. Nur wenige Kompositionen dokumentieren den Wandel der kritischen Rezeption, die den Werken Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdys in den vergangenen 150 Jahren unterlag, so beeindruckend wie Elias.Bei der englischen Uraufführung 1846 im Rahmen des Birmingham Musical Festival pries man das Oratorium uneingeschränkt als … Baal, let thy flames fall and vanquish the foe! Lord my God, O let the spirit of this child return, that he again may live! The Widow He stood on the mount of Sinai and heard the judgments of the future, and in Horeb its vengeance. Say, who art thou!’. The fire descends from heaven! Prince Albert inscribed a libretto for the oratorio Elijah in 1847: "To the noble artist who, surrounded by the Baal-worship of false art, has been able, like a second Elijah, through genius and study, to remain true to the service of true art. Mighty kings by him were overthrown. And after the earthquake there came a fire. Lord, our Creator. For He, the Lord our God, He is a jealous God, and He visiteth all the fathers’ sins on the children to the third and the fourth generation of them that hate Him. For God is angry with the wicked every day. The work ends with prophecies and praise. Depart and turn thee eastward: thither hide thee by Cherith’s brook. Triennial Music Festival, Felix Mendelssohn (conductor) First Pub lication. Leap upon the altar ye have made, call him and prophesy! Overture. But yet the Lord was not in the earthquake. Help, send Thy servant help, o God! 4 (Text: Marianne von Willemer) CAT DUT ENG ENG ENG FIN FRE ITA Elijah Mendelssohn prepared a scholarly edition of some of Handel's oratorios for publication in London. Yet doth the Lord see it not, He mocketh at us; His curse hath fallen down upon us, His wrath will pursue us till He destroy us. Willst du uns denn gar vertilgen? Unto Thee will I cry, Lord, my rock, be not silent to me! Booklet-Text der CD Carus 83.021. Hearest thou no sound of rain! Mendelssohn asks for eight soloists, requesting Soprano I and II in movement 2, additionally Alto I and II in movements 7 and 35 and Tenor Bass I and II also in movement 7, but the work is often performed with four soloists.[5]. Includes a keyboard versionof the orchestral a… The earth is as iron under me. And the sea was upheaved, and the earth was shaken. Hilf, Herr! Ye people, rend your hearts and not your garments for your transgressions: the prophet Elijah hath sealed the. Hide not Thy face, o, Behold, God the Lord passed by! Introduction: As God The Lord Elijah As God the Lord of Israel liveth, before whom I stand: There shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word. In the mid-1920s, however, H.T. And a mighty wind rent the mountains around, brake in pieces the rocks, brake them before the Lord. Elijah! Recitative: Ye people, rend your hearts. The suckling’s tongue now cleaveth for thirst to his mouth! He quencheth the thirsty land. Thou fillest heaven with Thy glory. To whom is the arm of the Lord revealed! O Thou, who makest Thine angels spirits; Thou, whose ministers are flaming fires: let them now descend! The title role, sung by a baritone or bass, requires a nearly operatic range of emotional expression for the arias, Open the heavens and send us relief. Above him stood the Seraphim; Holy is God the Lord, But the Lord, from the north hath raised one, This page was last edited on 6 August 2020, at 15:58.

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