CONCORDIA VOICES

MEMBRA JESU NOSTRI

Christ Church, Chelsea

Christ Church Chelsea, Tuesday 30 March 2010

Musical Director: Neil Ferris

Membra Jesu Nostri, by Buxtehude, is a cycle of seven cantatas, as a meditation on the body of Our Lord Jesus Christ


Programme
Membra Jesu Nostri Buxtehude
Cantata I: Ad pedes (To the feet)
Sonata
Ecce super montes - chorus
Salve mundi salutare - soprano
Clavos pedum - soprano
Dulcis Jesu - bass
Ecce super montes - chorus
Salve mundi salutare - chorus
Cantata II: Ad genua (To the knees)
Sonata
Ad ubera portabimini - chorus
Salve Jesu - tenor
Quid sum tibi responsurus - alto
Ut te quaeram – sopranos, bass
Ad ubera portabimini - chorus
Cantata III: Ad manus (To the hands)
Sonata
Quid sunt plagae - chorus
Salve Jesu - soprano
Manus sanctae - soprano
In cruore tuo lotum - alto, tenor, bass
Quid sunt plagae - chorus
Cantata IV: Ad latus (To the side)
Sonata
Surge, amica mea - chorus
Salve latus - soprano
Ecce tibi appropinquo - alto, tenor, bass
Hora mortis - soprano
Surge, amica mea - chorus
Cantata V: Ad pectus (To the breast)
Sonata
Sicut modo geniti - alto, tenor, bass
Salve, salus mea - alto
Pectus mihi confer mundum - tenor
Ave, verum templum - bass
Sicut modo geniti - alto, tenor, bass

Cantata VI: Ad cor (To the heart)
Sonata
Vulnerasti cor meum - sopranos, bass
Summi regis cor - soprano
Per medullam - soprano
Viva cordis voce clamo - bass
Vulnerasti cor meum - sopranos, bass
Cantata VII: Ad faciem (To the face)
Sonata
Illustra faciem tuam - chorus
Salve, caput cruentatum - alto, tenor, bass
Dum me mori est necesse - alto
Cum me jubes emigrare - chorus
Amen