CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH (1714-1788): St Mark Passion.
Catalogue Number: 04I027
Reference: 60 132
Description: Another world premiere exhumation from the archives of the recently recovered Berlin Singakademie, this last of many St. Luke Passions by Emanuel Bach dates from 1786. Performed during Sunday services, the length was necessarily kept around an hour. Bach used previously existing chorales and provided 5 new "arias" which are more like orchestral songs than the traditional Baroque sacred aria. German-English texts. Claudia Barainsky (soprano), Maria Soulis (alto), Bart Driessen (bass), Europa Chor Akademie, Mendelssohn Symphonia; Joshard Daus.