Video: St John Passion

A short introduction to our April Recording of the Month 

Bach's John Passion - A liturgical reconstruction. from Dunedin Consort on Vimeo.

Our April Recording of the Month is a thrilling new Bach recording from the Dunedin Consort and its music director John Butt. In this landmark project, Butt has recreated the original liturgical context of St John Passion, as he explains in this short video. The disc was recorded at Greyfriar's Kirk in Edinburgh and is out now on Linn Records.

You can read our full review in the April issue of the magazine, along with an interview with John Butt and recommendations of what to listen to next. And look out for our podcast exploring this recording of the John Passion, soon to be available here and on iTunes.