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Bach: St. John Passion / Harnoncourt, Equiluz, Moser, Holl

Bach / Equiluz / Holl / Cmw / Harnoncourt
Release Date: 04/10/2007 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000824709  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Anton ScharingerRobert HollKurt EquiluzThomas Moser
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus MusicusTölz Boys Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Johannes-Passion - St. John Passion

Equiluz · Moser · Holl · Scharinger
Soloists of the Tölzer Knabenchor
Tölzer Knabenchor
Concentus Musicus, Wien
Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Directed by Humphrey Burton

STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3 (full screen)
Subtitles: German/English/French/Spanish/Chinese
A production of UNITEL and ORF

* For the Bach anniversary year in 1985, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the Concentus Musicus performed St. John’s Passion in the exquisite Graz cathedral.
* Harnoncourt – widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost interpreters of
Read more the music of Johann Sebastian Bach – conducts his period-instrument orchestra along with Kurt Equiluz, Robert Holl, and soloists of the Tölzer Knabenchor.

“In this performance we have attempted to realize Bach’s wishes in the most authentic manner possible.” -- Nikolaus Harnoncourt

R E V I E W S

“In the cathedral, Harnoncourt’s musical style takes on a new dimension…a sense of power and majesty which fills the building with sound and brings it to life.” -- Kurier

“Bach and Harnoncourt: a magnificent, inexhaustible subject, a musical journey round the world, a voyage of discovery…A unique occasion.” -- Kurier
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Works on This Recording

1.
Saint John Passion, BWV 245 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Anton Scharinger (Bass), Robert Holl (Bass), Kurt Equiluz (Tenor),
Thomas Moser (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Tölz Boys Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 

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