Learning Exercise

St. Matthew Passion: Module 4

Video lecture on the St. Matthew Passion: second video module (of two).


"Bach to School" is open-content curriculum that threads its way through four summative works of J. S. Bach. Designed... see more


  1. Go to the following URL and scroll down to Module 4:
  2. Watch Helmuth Rilling's Third Discovery Lecture (Pivotal Scenes).


Helmuth Rilling describes four pivotal and dramatic scenes in Bach's passion: the interrogation of Jesus before the High Priests, the story of Peter who denies his Lord, the story of Judas who betrayed Jesus, and the story of the governor Pilate.


  1. Answer the ten questions at:
  2. Enter your name and instructor's email at the top of the page and then click the "Send to Instructor" button.