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René Jacobs'
St Matthew Passion -
strongly recommended
by GERALD FENECH

'... a power that almost sweeps you off your feet.'

Johann Sebastian Bach: Matthäus Passion. René Jacobs. © 2013 harmonia mundi

The greatest choral masterpiece by the greatest composer ever? Yes, I believe it is, although admirers of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis or Handel's Messiah might refute the claim. Whatever the case, Bach's St Matthew Passion will always be a profound experience of what redeemable suffering is; a journey where the listener is sucked into that divine intimacy that purifies and transforms...

Copyright © 23 March 2014 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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J S BACH: ST MATTHEW PASSION - RENE JACOBS

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

RENE JACOBS

CHORAL MUSIC

GERMANY

HARMONIA MUNDI

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