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Johann Sebastian Bach: Passio Secundum Johannem

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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245
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Notes & Reviews:

The St. John Passion is a drama of outstanding intensity whose edition was not definitively set by Bach. There were four public concerts that gave different organizations of pieces: 1724, 1725, 1728, and 1746/47. To convey the importance of this work, which goes far beyond purely liturgical purpose, Benoit Haller chose his ideal version from the four - the one he felt was the most "balanced, correct, and edifying."

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: l'Eglise des Dominicains à Guebwiller (09/05/2008-09/11/2008).



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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245
  • Performers: François Joubert-Caillet; Michael Feyfar (Tenor); Benoît Arnould (Voice); Dominik Wörner (Bass Baritone); Julian Prégardien (Voice); Salome Haller (Soprano); Johannes Fritsch (Viola); Philippe Froeliger (Voice); Tanya Aspelmeier (Soprano); Sébastien Wonner (Harpsichord); Mélanie Flahaut (Bassoon); Elisabeth Geiger (Organ); Pascal Bertin (Countertenor); Cécile Moreau (Violin); Margot Humber (Oboe); Julien Freymuth; Julia Fredersdorff (Violin); Johanne Maitre (Oboe); Helene Platone (Viola); Guillaume Humbrecht (Violin); Felix Knecht (Cello); Emmanuel Vigneron (Contrabassoon); Elodie Peudepiece (Double Bass); Clemence Schaming (Violin); Benjamin Chenier (Violin); Armin Bereuter (Violone)
  • Conductor: Benoit Haller
  • Ensemble: La Chapelle Rhénane
  • Notes: l'Eglise des Dominicains à Guebwiller (09/05/2008-09/11/2008)
  • Running Time: 95 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 04/07/1724