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Sacred and secular: the vocal works

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Volume II: 1717-1750: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696284
eISBN:
9780191761102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696284.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the following works: Secular cantatas (BWV 134a, 173 a, 249 a, 36c, 205, 207, 198, 204, 210a); sacred cantatas; Magnificat and Passion; sacred cantatas: chorale cantatas; St ... More


Hearing Bach's Passions

Daniel R. Melamed

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169331
eISBN:
9780199865376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169331.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Johann Sebastian Bach's two surviving passions—St. John and St. Matthew—are an essential part of the modern repertory, performed regularly both by professional ensembles and amateur groups. These ... More


Which St. John Passion BWV 245?: What do we do when a composition survives in several versions?

Daniel R. Melamed

in Hearing Bach's Passions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169331
eISBN:
9780199865376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169331.003.04
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What do we do when a composition survives in several versions? J. S. Bach's St. John Passion presents a test case for our convictions about pieces and their multiple versions. Most people's sense ... More


Divine Glory and Human Suffering: The St John Passion BWV 245

Markus Rathey

in Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the St John Passion and its account of human suffering in the Gospel according to John in relation to a view of the death of Christ as a demonstration of his divine glory. It ... More


Spring 1724 and 1725

Eric Chafe

in J. S. Bach's Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
eISBN:
9780199949502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773343.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter introduces the conceptual basis for the book—that Bach responds to the theological character of the gospel of John in highly interesting ways—then turns to the “problems” associated with ... More


Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Markus Rathey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Every year, Johann Sebastian Bach’s major vocal works are performed to mark liturgical milestones in the Christian calendar. Written by a renowned Bach scholar, this book provides an introduction to ... More


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