Philippe Herreweghe Conducts JS Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Schlick, Jacobs, Crook, Blochwitz, Kooy; La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale Gent/Philippe Herreweghe

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COMPOSERS: Bach
LABELS: Harmonia Mundi
ALBUM TITLE: Philippe Herreweghe Conducts JS Bach’s St Matthew Passion
WORKS: St Matthew Passion
PERFORMER: Schlick, Jacobs, Crook, Blochwitz, Kooy; La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale Gent/Philippe Herreweghe
CATALOGUE NO: HMY 2921155-57 (1985)

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Herreweghe’s notes explain many details of musical rhetoric in Bach. Applied by these modest-scaled forces and superb soloists, the result is outstanding. George Pratt