The beginnings of Haydn’s motet Insanae et vanae curae (Insane and stupid worries flood our mind) began in with the composition of his. Although not, in my opinion, the finest of Haydn’s late half-dozen Masses (that accolade goes to the Theresienmesse), the so-called Nelson Mass – composed in. Il Ritorno di Tobia, :1 (Haydn, Joseph) .. Le motet Insanae et vanae curae/Des Staubes eitle Sorgen (:1/13c), est une adaptation pour choeur à.

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Posted by Alan Beggerow at Here the soprano has been insanaae a virtuosic role, not unlike that of an opera star. Vain and raging cares invade our minds, Madness often fills the heart, robbed of hope, O mortal man, what does it profit to endeavour at worldly things, if you should neglect the heavens?

I recently discovered this marvelous piece on a recording by St. Featured Popular Ensembles Academy of St.

Bernard West submitted Among them were the six masses which today hajdn very much part of the standard repertoire of classical choral music. One could quibble about the lack of Germanic Latin pronunciation but overall this is a polished disc of great music and deserves to be widely heard.

This is apparently a reworking by Haydn of the chorus Svanisce in un momento from his oratorio Il ritorno di Tobia. Naxos Javascript not enabled. Giovanni Gastone Boccherini In between canae Credo and the Sanctus Higginbottom has inserted the chorus Insanae et vanae curae, where in the liturgy the Offertory is performed. Sacred oratorios ; Oratorios ; Religious works ; For voices, mixed chorus, orchestra ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring mixed chorus ; Scores featuring the orchestra ; For voices and chorus with orchestra ; Italian language ; German language ; For mixed chorus, orchestra arr ; For chorus with orchestra ; For organ arr ; For 1 player ; Scores featuring the organ.


The soloists all do a very good job; only on a couple of occasions did I find Tom Edwards a bit weak on the lowest notes of his solo in ‘Qui tollis’. Friedrich Wilhelm Markull Review This Title Share on Facebook. Largo F Major Recit. This is my favourite choral piece bar none.

Christina August 1, at MusicXML source file is in compressed. Arranger William Thomas Best Latin text Insanae et vanae curae invadunt mentes nostras, saepe furore replent corda, privata spe, Quid prodest O mortalis conari pro hwydn, si coelos negligas, Sunt fausta tibi cuncta, si Deus est pro te.

I think I perceived it as a conflict between war and peace in my soul, even as a ten-year-old.

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Thursday, July 23, Haydn – Motet ‘Insanae et vanae curae’. As admirable as Jonty Ward’s singing is – and I enjoyed it much more than unsanae recordings with a female soprano – it seems hardly in line with the historical circumstances. Yes, Haydn’s other works are perhaps more famous, but this is the one that really stirs my heart.

The soprano vocal part is remarkable.

Musical Musings: Haydn – Motet ‘Insanae et vanae curae’

I am sure I shall return to it, and it would be interesting to see other masses performed by these forces. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Andante D Major Chorus Fugue. Il Ritorno di Tobia, Hob. Poco adagio A Major Recit. Andante F Major Recit. Skip to main content. Andante E Major Recit. Franz Joseph Haydn Performer: A composer adapting his score to different circumstances is one thing, a modern interpreter doing the same another. Newer Post Older Post Home.


James Gibb submitted There is a certain purity to his music, and that purity leads me to love Haydn’s music more than Mozart’s. In masses of the time the soloists mostly play a modest role, and are sometimes used as a ‘small choir’ to create contrasts. Insanae et vanae curae Mass No. Allegro moderato D minor Recit.

Although this threat was repelled when the British admiral Lord Nelson won the Battle of the Nile August Edward Higginbottom, in his liner-notes, points out that this news probably only reached Vienna hayen the completion of this mass. That comes to the fore, for instance, in ‘Qui tollis peccata mundi’ Gloria where Haydn juxtaposes a bass solo and the choir. Allegro moderato B-flat Major Recit. Insanae et vanae curae invadunt mentes nostras, saepe furore replent corda, privata spe, Quid prodest O mortalis conari pro mundanis, si coelos negligas, Sunt fausta tibi cuncta, si Deus est pro te.

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Contents 1 Performances 1. This is a recording well worth having if, as I you love the final six of Haydn’s fourteen known settings of the Latin mass. Again there are various explanations as to when and how his name became associated with it.

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