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St. Matthew Passion: Rest Well

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  1. The appearance of this new recording of Bach's St. Matthew Passion, BWV , will be welcome news to listeners suffering from withdrawal after the conclusion of conductor Masaaki Suzuki's magisterial cycle of the Bach cantatas. Such listeners can rest assured that the basic Suzuki sound -- burnished winds, flawlessly integrated choral singing, careful handling of the soloists -- is intact here 9/
  2. For their first release on Orchid Classics, Ex Cathedra present a brand new recording of the St. Matthew Passion, recorded live in Symphony Hall, Birmingham on Good Friday Sung in English using a totally new translation of the original German text, and performed with the Ex Cathedra Baroque Orchestra, this is a unique combination.
  3. Her concert repertoire includes solo parts in the Mass in B minor and St Matthew Passion by Bach, Requiem by Mozart. Repertoire also includes: Polina (The Queen of Spades), Olga (Eugene Onegin), Lyubasha (The Tsar’s Bride), Hanna (May Night), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Eboli (Don Carlo) Amneris (Aida).
  4. It is no accident, as evidenced by the evangelist Matthew, in the days of the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ “many bodies of saints which slept arose, and came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city and appeared unto many” (Matt. ).
  5. We sit down in tears.-Benjamin Brelain. In the final movement of Bach's St Matthew Passion, Bach chose for his text a poem by Christian Friedrich Henrici. One translation reads. We sit down in tears and call to you in the grave Rest softly, softly rest! Rest, you exhausted limbs Rest softly, rest well.
  6. Jul 10,  · Bach's oratorio The St. Matthew Passion has been called the Mount Everest of Western classical music. For some three and a half hours, it tells the story of .
  7. Matthäus-Passion (St Matthew Passion) BWV , instrumental version. The Brandenburg Concertos transcribed for piano four hands (Reger) The Orchestral Suites transcribed for piano four hands (Reger) All the tracks performed by Claudio Colombo, on Yamaha digital pianos.
  8. Good Friday without the St. Matthew Passion is actually unthinkable, many people said. Hansjörg Albrecht therefore developed the idea of combining the stirring message of the Gospel of Matthew with Bach’s touching music in a simple yet impressive way and sending it .

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