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Bach: St Matthew Passion / Willcocks, The Bach Choir


Release Date: 12/05/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000799202   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Stephen RobertsRobert TearNeil JenkinsFelicity Lott,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach ChoirThames Chamber OrchestraSt. Paul's Cathedral Boy's Choir
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This performance of the St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach is sung in English. This performance of the St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach is sung in English. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Stephen Roberts (Baritone), Robert Tear (Tenor), Neil Jenkins (Tenor),
Felicity Lott (Soprano), Alfreda Hodgson (Alto), John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Thames Chamber Orchestra,  St. Paul's Cathedral Boy's Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Circa 1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "Come, ye daughters, share my mourning"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "When Jesus had completed all..."
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "O blessed Jesu.."
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "At that time there assembled the chief priests"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "Not upon the feast"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative:"Now when Jesus was in Bethany"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "To what purpose is this waste"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: " When Jesus understood it"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "My Master and my Lord"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Aria: "Grief for sin"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "Then went one of the disciples"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Aria: "Break in grief"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "Now on the first day of the unleavened bread"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "Where, where, where wilt thou...
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recit/Chorus: "He said, Go to one in the city yonder"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "Tis I, whose sins have bound thee..."
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "He answered them and said"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "Although our eyes with tears o'erflow"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Aria: "Jesus, Saviour, I am thine"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recit: "And after they had sung a hymn together"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "Receive me, my Redeemer"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recit: "Simon Peter made answer"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "Here would I stand beside Thee"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: " Then came Jesus with them"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "O grief! how throbs this heavy laden breast!"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Aria: "I would beside my Lord be watching"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recit: "And he went away"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recit: "The Saviour, low before His father bending"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Aria: "Gladly would I take upon me"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "And he came to his disciples"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorale: "O Father, let thy will be done"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "And he came again and found them sleeping
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Duet:Chorus: "Behold, my Saviour now is taken"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Recitative: "And behold, one of the others"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 1: Chorus: "O man, thy grievous sin bemoan"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Aria/Chorus: "Ah! now is my Saviour gone"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recit: "And they that had laid hold on Jesus"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Chorus: "How falsely doth the world accuse"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recitative: "Yea, though many lying witnesses came forward"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recitative: "He holds His peace"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Aria: "Endure, Endure"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recit/Chorus: "And the high priest answered
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recit/Chorus: "And then with one accord they did spit
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Chorus: "O Lord, who dares to smite Thee"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recit/Chorus: "Simon Peter sat outside in the court"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recit: "And then began he to curse and to swear"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Aria: "Have mercy, Lord, have mercy, Lord, on me"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Chorus: "Lamb of God, I fall before Thee"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recit/Chorus: "Now when the morning came"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recit: "And he cast the silver pieces down in the temple"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Aria: "Give, O give me back my Lord"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Recitative: "And they took counsel together"
St. Matthew Passion / Part 2: Chorus: "Commit thy way to Jesus"

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