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Bach: Johannes-Passion [2011 Recording] - Christoph Genz (tenor); Gerlinde Sämann (soprano); Jens Hamann (bass); Knut Schoch (tenor); Marie Kuijken (soprano);...
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  1. St. John Passion (Johannespassion), BWV 245 (BC D2)
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Veteran Dutch historical-instrument specialist Sigiswald Kuijken adopts a version of the one-voice-per-part procedure in this performance of Bach's St. John Passion, BWV 245, using four soloists and another quartet for the "ripieno" or choral passages. Refreshingly, he doesn't even try to claim historical authenticity for this in the interview-format notes, pointing instead to the "extremely natural balance with the instrumental ensemble" and the "textual expressivity his approach permits." He even concedes that for a major ...

Bach: Johannes-Passion [2011 Recording] 2012, Challenge Classics

UPC: 608917254525