Lutheranism, anti-Judaism, and Bach's St. John Passion: with an annotated literal translation of the libretto

Bach's St. John Passion is surely one of the monuments of Western music, yet performances have become inevitably controversial. In large part, this is the result of the combination of powerful, highly emotional music coupled with a text that includes passages from a gospel marked by vehement an...

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Main Author: Marissen, Michael.
Other Authors: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.