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Copy of JS Bach's St John Passion - Australian Chamber Choir

St Paul's Anglican Church, Templeton Street, Clunes, Victoria, 3370
05 May 2019

Bach’s St John and later his St Matthew Passion were much more passionate and theatrical than any that preceded them and the term “Passion” has become synonymous in music with these, its two greatest examples.

Australian Chamber Choir with the Melbourne Baroque Orchestra, directed by Douglas Lawrence, present the shorter, punchier St John with an orchestra of period instruments. Many of the instruments chosen for this work were rarely heard even in Bach’s time. Supplementing the usual orchestra of strings, oboes, flutes and continuo, Bach scored for two viola d’amores, two oboes d’amore, two oboes da caccia and viola da gamba in order to lend a distinctive and contrasting sound to some of the solo arias. When such a work is performed using modern instruments, much of its unique character is lost. They are fortunate to have the finest specialist instrumentalists to inspire you with an exciting and authentic sound.

Content: Australian Chamber Choir Inc
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St Paul's Anglican Church, Templeton Street, Clunes, Victoria, 3370

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