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Bach: St John Passion / Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Penguin Guide
Gardiner conducts an exhilarating performance. Speeds are regularly on the fast side but, characteristically, he consistently keeps a spring in their rhythm. Chorales are treated in contrasted ways...Soloists - regular contributors to Gardiner's team - are all first-rate. Warm and atmospheric, yet clear and detailed recording.


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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245
  • Performers: Pavlo Beznosiuk (Viola d'amore); Rufus Müller; Guy Williams (Flute); Ruth Holton (Soprano); Stephen Varcoe; Lisa Beznosiuk (Flute); Roy Goodman (Viola d'amore); Richard Earle (Oboe); Gilian Ross; Simon Birchall; Richard Campbell (Viola da gamba); Neill Archer (Tenor); Valerie Darke (Oboe); Anthony Rolfe Johnson; Andrew Murgatroyd (Tenor); Nicholas Robertson (Tenor); Anthony Robson (Oboe); Cornelius Hauptmann (Bass); Nancy Argenta (Soprano)
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
  • Running Time: 9 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 04/07/1724