St. Matthew Passion: Module 3
Video lecture on the St. Matthew Passion: first video module (of two).
- Go to the following URL and scroll down to Module 3: http://bach.nau.edu/matthew/mpSCHOOL.html.
- Watch Helmuth Rilling's Second Discovery Lecture (Commentaries).
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In this unit Helmuth Rilling explains how the music of the St. Matthew Passion articulates Bach's commentary on the text – a series of musical decisions that he made to go well beyond traditional word painting. Bach actually used music to interpret and shape the meaning of the text.
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