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Augustinus Franz Kropfreiter

1936

Hargelsberg

– 2003

St. Florian

1936

Hargelsberg

– 2003

St. Florian

Altdorfer Passion

Date of composition: 2002
Scoring: soli M/B, flute, oboe, cor Anglais, clarinet, horn, bassoon, 2 violas, 2 celli, double bass, organ
Duration: 45 minutes
Augustinus Franz Kropfreiter composed the Altdorfer Passion, based on the biblical accounts of Christ’s suffering and death, for two vocal soloists and eleven instruments. A strong influence on the compositional process of this chamber oratorio was Albrecht Altdorfer’s famous depictions of the Passion of the Christ, displayed in the museum at St Florian.
This work marked the composer’s international breakthrough.
Recording: Péridot Salzburg, Peter Peinstingl (Live-Aufnahme)
(2021)

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