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JS Bach Matthew Passion - Dunedin Consort - De Gelderlander


13 March 2008
De Gelderlander
Maarten-Jan Dongelmans
5 Stars

Kopers van Bachpassies zitten tegenwoordig met een luxeprobleem:  welke versie nemen we? Kies je de Johannes Passion van 1724 of die van 1725? Welke Matthäus Passion geniet nu de voorkeur? Wat dat laatste betreft, neig ik erg naar deze nieuwe uitgave (versie 1742) door het Schotse Dunedin Consort & Players. Met een extra klavecimbel en gamba en een echt koningskoppel: Nicholas Mulroy (Christus) en Matthew Brook (evangelist). Plus de gouden sopraan van Susan Hamilton. Niet schrikken trouwens. Deze Matthäus Passion gaat in enkelvoudige vocale bezetting.
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