Sacred and Profane
Symphonies, cantatas and concertos by J S Bach,
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
The recent complete J S Bach edition CD set contains, in a lovely box, one hundred and fifty five records. Nearly two thirds of them consist of sacred music. Most likely, many listeners consider that most of Bach's music was composed for church ceremonies. After all, Bach spent part of his life employed by churches or, for comparative short periods, by aristocrats very close to the Lutheran denominations...
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