Learning Exercise

St. Matthew Passion: Module 9

Last reading (of seven) on the St. Matthew Passion.

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Exercise

Go to the following URL and scroll down to Module 9: http://bach.nau.edu/matthew/mpSCHOOL.html.
Read the essay: "For Your Accent Betrays You."

Topics

  • How the St. Matthew passion narrative has welcomed many languages from the start.
  • How mistranslations can lead to cultural, historical, and religious misunderstandings.

Assessment

  1. Answer the ten questions at:
    http://bach.nau.edu/mus410/SMP/quizSMP09.html
  2. Enter your name and instructor's email at the top of the page and then click the "Send to Instructor" button.