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Homilius: Johannespassion - Christian Lutz (tenor); Clemens Heidrich (bass); Franz Vitzthum (alto); Jan Kobow (tenor); Jana Reiner (soprano);...
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  1. St. John Passion, for 7 voices, chorus & orchestra, HoWV 1.4
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Gottfried August Homilius was a student of J.S. Bach's who worked in Dresden for much of his career. He was apparently highly thought of in the late eighteenth century, with many of his works circulating in copies. This Johannespassion, or St. John Passion, shows the influence of Bach's Passion settings, with biblical narration of the events of Christ's crucifixion interspersed with chorales and arias (by an unknown text author) that express emotional reactions to what is happening. The chorus has a dual role, singing the ...