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Bach: Mass in B minor / RIAS Kammerchor, et al

> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Credo in unum Deum (Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Patrem omnipotentem (Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Et in unum Dominum (Soprano 1, Alto)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Et incarnatus est (Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Crucifixus (Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Et resurrexit (Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Et in Spiritum Sanctum Dominum (Bass)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Confiteor unum baptisma (Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Et expecto resurrectionem mortuorum (Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Sanctus (Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Osanna (Double Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Benedictus (Tenor)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Osanna (Double Chorus)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Agnus Dei (Alto)
> Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Dona nobis pacem (Double Chorus)

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
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Notes & Reviews:

In 1818, well before Bach's 'Mass in b-minor' was given its first complete performance, the Swiss music historian and publisher Hans Georg Nageli described it prophetically as "the greatest musical masterpiece of all times." Bach knew that with the onset of illness he would not be able to introduce the work himself. The 'Mass,' meant to be his bequest to posterity, marks the consummation of the ecclesiastical style which it sums up and epitomizes in exemplary fashion. Musically speaking, it was Bach's final message to his contemporaries.



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Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
  • Performers: Bernarda Fink; Matthias Goerne (Baritone); Hillevi Martinpelto (Soprano); Franz-Josef Selig (Voice); Christoph Prégardien (Tenor)
  • Conductor: René Jacobs
  • Running Time: 105 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1748-1749