Buxtehude-Membra Jesu Nostri (Kiehr/Dominguez/Scholl/Jacobs) (2004)

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Released 31-May-2007
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Buxtehude: the greatest German composer between Schütz and Bach. In 1680 the organist of the Marienkirche in Lübeck wrote a highly unusual cycle of cantatas based on a medieval Latin hym, Salve mundi salutare, which has since become a Classic of Baroque sacred music. This imaginative contemplation of the sufferings of Christ from feet (Ad pedes) to face (Ad faciem) - by way of the knees, the hands, the side, the breast and the heart -  has already been recorded once by harmonia mundi, back in 1990. Now you can admire the same performers in a film dating from 2005, naturally still conducted by René Jacobs!
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Starring
Maria Cristina Kiehr
Rosa Dominguez
Andreas Scholl
Gerd Türk
Ulrich Messthaler
Directed by
Thomas Grimm
Music
Dietrich Buxtehude
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding
Classical 2004 52:16 480i (NTSC) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Video
Widescreen 1.78:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
Latin Linear PCM 48/16 2.0 (1536Kb/s), Latin dts 5.1 (1536Kb/s)
Subtitles
Latin, French, German, English
Extras
Main Menu Audio & Animation, Booklet
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