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From Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244
Voice / Vocal Fach Bass
Original key G minor
Language German
Composer Johann Sebastian Bach 1685 – 1750
Poet Picander 1700 – 1764
Range Gerne will ich mich bequemen

Gerne will ich mich bequemen set by Picander was composed by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1727 (G minor). This aria is the twenty-ninth number of the second part of the St Matthiew Passion.

In 1724, when J.S. Bach was appointed to Saint Thomas Church in Leipzig, he was told by the city council of the time, he would not be permitted to compose any theatrical music. He respected those demands and never staged any of his cantatas, including his Saint Matthew’s Passion, performed for the first time at Saint Thomas Church in Leipzig, in 1727.
Nevertheless, Bach still wrote an immensely theatrical and dramatic Passion where drama and music are closely intertwined. Saint Matthew’s Passion is with no doubt one his most monumental and remarkable compositions owning to the length of the text but also to the ambitious orchestration: no less than four soloists, a large orchestra of strings, flutes, oboes, a harpsichord, an organ and two choirs join to narrate the last hours of Christ before crucifixion.
As, in his earlier Saint John passion, Bach structures his piece around the gospel recited by the Evangelist (the tenor) and the words, emotions, voiced by others taking part in the most painful episode of Jesus Christ’s life, combining them all in recitatives, arias and chorus numbers.

Gerne will ich mich bequemen is the twenty-ninth number of Saint Matthew’s Passion. Jesus and his followers have arrived at the Gethsemani gardens where they usually rest (Da kam Jesus mit ihnen zu einem Hofe, der hieß Gethsemane, N.24). Jesus is already aware he will soon be sentenced to death and is extremely sad. He asks his father to take the cup of suffering away from him but accepts it nonetheless (Und ging hin ein wenig, N.27).
Gerne will ich mich bequemen sets the words of a follower ready to drink the cup of suffering purified by Jesus. Orchestrated for two violins and basso continuo, it is built around a da capo structure (ABA). The music seems to portray the gravity and the consequences behind the decision but also the faith and trust of the follower.

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