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St John Passion

April 2013

'By putting the St John Passion in a liturgical context – the first time this has been done on disc – Butt reminds us that it was part of a living act of worship, and just how potently private and public devotion intersect.' Paul Riley

JS Bach
St John Passion – Reconstruction of Bach's Passion Liturgy
Joanne Lunn (sop), Clare Wilkinson (alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Robert Davies (baritone), Matthew Brook (bass-baritone); Dunedin Consort/John Butt

Linn Records CKD 419 138:00 mins (2 discs)

Audio clip: from Part One 'Herr, unser Herrscher'

For a full review pick up a copy of the April issue of BBC Music Magazine