Heinrich Schütz: Die Sieben Worte; Johannes-Passion - Adam Riis (vocals); Allan Rasmussen (organ); Ars Nova Copenhagen; Jakob Bloch Jespersen (vocals); Paul Hillier (conductor)

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  1. Die sieben Worte unsers lieben Erl÷sers und Seeligmachers Jesu Christi, for soloists, 5 instruments & continuo, SWV 478
  2. St. John Passion for soprano, 3 tenors, 2 basses & chorus, SWV 481
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Heinrich Schntz's musical representations of the crucifixion of Jesus are milestones of German music before Bach, but they're much less well known than Bach's Passion settings. As conductor Paul Hillier has pointed out in connection with these Danish releases, they're something of a hard sell -- especially the extremely spare, unaccompanied, and ... Read More

Heinrich Schütz: Die Sieben Worte; Johannes-Passion 2010, Dacapo

UPC: 636943609323

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