St. Matthew Passion: Module 2
Fourth reading (of seven) on the St. Matthew Passion.
- Go to the following URL and scroll down to Module 2:
- Read the essay: "The Chorales of Bach's Passion: Their Sources and Dramatic Roles."
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- A "chorale" is a hymn of the Lutheran Church.
- The St. Matthew Passion incorporates nine chorales.
- Some are heard more than once, for a total of 15 hearings.
- This reading details who wrote the music and the words and their historical contexts.
- Answer the ten questions at:
- Enter your name and instructor's email at the top of the page and then click the "Send to Instructor" button.