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Die Apostel


This work is a set of meditations for two organists, based on Lucas Cranach der Ältere’s woodcuts. It follows the artwork’s plan and paraphrases the choral or gregorian melodies listed hereunder:

I. Der Heiland
Jesus Christus unser Heiland (Martin Luther 1545)

II. Der heilige Petrus
Tu es Petrus (Gregorian antiphon, feast of St Peter), Christ ist erstanden (Salzburg 1160/1433)

III. Der heilige Andreas
Omnie die (David Gregor Corner’s Gesangbuch 1631)

IV. Der heilige Jakobus der Ältere
Iocundetur el Letetur (Gregorian hymn to St James)

V. Der heilige Johannes
In meines Herzens Grunde (Melchior Teschner, ca 1613)

VI. Der heilige Philippus
Philippe, qui videt me (Gregorian antiphon, feast of St Philip and St James)

VII. Der heilige Bartolomäus
Alleluia (Gregorian, feast of St Bartholomeus)

VIII. Der heilige Thomas
Quia vidisti me, Thoma, credisti (Gregorian antiphon, feast of St Thomas)

IX. Der heilige Matthäus
Magna est gloria ejus (Gregorian communion feast of St Matthew)

X. Der heilige Jakobus der Jüngere
Jerusalem, du hochgebaute Stadt (Melchior Franck, 1663)

XI. Der heilige Simon und der heilige Judas Thaddäus
Alleluia (Gregorian, feast of St Simon and St Jude)

XII. Der heilige Matthias
Vos, qui secuti estis me (Gregorian communion, feast of St Matthias)

XIII. Der heilige Paulus
Annue Christi (Cluny Antiphonale 1686) Premiered by Marius Popp and Naji Hakim, 22. Mai 2011, Christuskirche, Kronach, Germany.

from notes by Naji Hakim © 2013


Hakim: Hakim plays Hakim
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Movement 01: Der Heiland
Movement 02: Der heilige Petrus
Movement 03: Der heilige Andreas
Movement 04: Der heilige Jakobus der Ältere
Movement 05: Der heilige Johannes
Movement 06: Der heilige Philippus
Movement 07: Der heilige Bartolomäus
Movement 08: Der heilige Thomas
Movement 09: Der heilige Matthäus
Movement 10: Der heilige Jakobus der Jüngere
Movement 11: Der heilige Simon und der heilige Judas Thaddäus
Movement 12: Der heilige Matthias
Movement 13: Der heilige Paulus

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