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Johann Sebastian Bach - St. Matthew Passion - John Eliot Gardiner - BWV 244
Author: seventoes

Johann Sebastian Bach - St. Matthew Passion - John Eliot Gardiner - BWV 244
Johann Sebastian Bach - Matthäus-Passion - John Eliot Gardiner - BWV 244
APE+CUE+Cover | 1989 | CD1 66'03" - CD2 50'01" - CD3 41'20" | Baroque Period / Oratorio | RAR (14 parts)
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J. S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion - John Eliot Gardiner (Archiv 1989) 3 CDs
Author: Flush

J. S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion - John Eliot Gardiner
APE 1411 kbps | 44100 HZ Stereo | 586 MB | Classical, Choral

'A moving portrait of Jesus's last days.'
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Bach C.P.E. - Matthäus-Passion (Joshard Daus) [2005]
Author: Sowulo

Bach C.P.E. - Matthäus-Passion (Joshard Daus) [2005]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 263.14 MB
Classical | Label: Capriccio | Catalog Number: C60113

In 1767 the Music Director of Hamburg, Georg Philipp Telemann, died. As his successor, his godson Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, was appointed. One of his duties was to compose and perform a setting of the Passion every year. In Hamburg the Passions were performed in a four-year cycle, in which the Gospels alternated, starting with St Matthew and closing with St John. Bach asked Telemann's grandson, Georg Michael, who had taken over his grandfather's duties for the time being, what the circumstances of Passion performances in Hamburg were, assuming his first duty was to compose a Passion for 1768. But his departure from Berlin was delayed and he arrived in Hamburg shortly before Easter 1768. Therefore his first Passion was the St Matthew Passion of 1769...
Johan van Veen
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Bach - Johannes Passion / St John Passion (Stephen Layton) (2013)
Author: Ebisu

Bach - Johannes Passion / St John Passion (Stephen Layton) (2013)
Classical | Eac, Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 527.48 MB
Label: Hyperion | Catalog N.: CDA67901/2 | TT: 118:10

In the history of Bach’s musical legacy, the St John Passion has always stood in the shadow of the St Matthew Passion. The repercussions of the first revival of the St Matthew after Bach’s death, which took place in Berlin under the direction of the twenty-year-old Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, decisively contributed to gaining it a unique position. But at the same time the great success of the St Matthew aroused a wider interest in Bach’s large-scale vocal works that initially benefited the St John Passion above all.
By Charles Johnston
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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton - J.S. Bach: St John Passion (2013) (Repost)
Author: tirexiss

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton - J.S. Bach: St John Passion (2013)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 118:10 | 559 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA67901/2

Performances of Bach's St. John Passion, BWV 245, with these forces or close to them have become an annual Eastertime tradition in London, and this recording is guaranteed an appreciative audience. Certain details relate specifically to this tradition: several chorales are sung unaccompanied, but an accompanied version is included at the end for those who reject the dramatization.
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"Hearing Bach's Passions" by Daniel R. Melamed
Author: exLib

"Hearing Bach's Passions" by Daniel R. Melamed
OxfUni Press | 2005 | ISBN: 0195169336 019534703X 9780195347036 9780195169331 | 179 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Highly accessible to the non-specialist, the book assumes no technical musical knowledge and does not rely on printed musical examples. Based on the most recent scholarship and using lucid prose, the book opens up the debates surrounding this repertory to music lovers, choral singers, church musicians, and students of Bach's music. Details
Johann Sebastian Bach - Markus Passion - BWV 247
Author: seventoes

Johann Sebastian Bach - Markus Passion - BWV 247
APE+CUE+Cover | 1997 | CD1 53'50'' - CD2 47'11'' | Baroque Period / Oratorio | RAR (11 parts)

The manuscript for Bach's St. Mark Passion has not survived. The text is contained in the third volume of the complete edition of the works of poet Picander (Christian Friedrich Henrici), although it does not specify a composer. Since the text for many of Bach's cantatas are by Picander it is assumed that this text was also meant for a composition of Bach's.

However, is this really Bach's St. Mark's Passion? Well yes and no. Since the Bach catalog contains BWV 247 (but no score) this is certainly a worthy and beautiful reconstruction to fill the previously empty space. But it is more a work of scholarship than a genuine work of Bach's.

To new Bach listeners, no. Start with the St. Matthew Passion and the Mass in B Minor, they are extraordinary. This cd is for Bach completists, the curious, and for fans. Details
Johann Sebastian Bach - St. Matthew Passion (1993)
Author: frangarbla

Johann Sebastian Bach - St. Matthew Passion
DbPowerAmp, FLAC (tracks, log, no cue) + MP3 (320 kbps CBR) | 719.28 Mb (FLAC) + 377.49 (MP3) | 120:43 minutes | Full info & Covers.
classical, sacred | Naxos Records, recorded atthe Italian Insitute, Budapest from 6th to 14th of February 1993.

The St Matthew Passion, BWV 244, (German: Matthäus-Passion), is a musical composition written by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1727 for solo voices, double choir and double orchestra, with libretto by Picander (Christian Friedrich Henrici). It sets chapters 26 and 27 of the Gospel of Matthew to music, with interspersed chorales and arias. It is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of classical sacred music...
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Bach: St. John Passion - Gardiner, Padmore, Muller-Brachmann (2011)
Author: peotuvave

Bach: St. John Passion - Gardiner, Padmore, Muller-Brachmann (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 2 CDs | Full Scans | 493 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Soli Deo Gloria Records | Catalog Number: 712

SDG is proud to release a new recording of Bach's St John Passion. Previous releases have received phenomenal press coverage and tremendous reviews for performance, sound quality and packaging. Recorded in Königslutter in 2003, this two disc album features internationally acclaimed soloists, including Mark Padmore, Hanno Müller-Brachmann, Peter Harvey and Bernarda Fink.
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Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Concerto Koln, Peter Dijkstra - Johann Sebastian Bach: Johannes-Passion (2016) 3CDs
Author: Designol

Johann Sebastian Bach - Johannes-Passion (2016) 3CDs
Julian Prégardien (Evangelist), Tareq Nazmi (Jesus), Christina Landshamer (soprano)
Ulrike Malotta (alto), Tilman Lichdi (tenor), Krešimir Stražanac (bass)
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Concerto Köln, conducted by Peter Dijkstra

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 787 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 409 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral | Label: BR Klassik | # 900909 | Time: 02:57:16

The music of Bach's 'St. John Passion', which the composer wrote for Holy Week in 1724 immediately after his appointment as cantor of St Thomas's Church in Leipzig, still retains all its freshness and vitality nearly 300 years later, and is a true Baroque delight. The two main choruses Herr, unser Herrscher and Ruht wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine form the beginning and culmination of a large-scale orchestral and vocal structure in which Bach reveals his absolute mastery of polyphony. Inwardly reflective chorales are as much interwoven into the events of the Passion as the haunting arias which comment on the biblical texts of the Gospel of St John. Throughout this solemn Passion oratorio, there is a constant emphasis on Baroque musical magnificence. What makes this live recording of the concert version of March 7, 2015 in the Herkulessaal of the Munich Residenz so special? The fresh voices of the young and excellent vocal soloists, the regularly praised "astonishing three-dimensionality" and "crystalline clarity" of the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks under the direction of Peter Dijkstra and, of course, the renowned period instrument ensemble Concerto Köln.
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