Harmony and the Scriptures: Lenten Reflections on Harnoncourt and Bach

Harmony and the Scriptures: Lenten Reflections on Harnoncourt and Bach

Harmony and the Scriptures: Lenten Reflections on Harnoncourt and Bach | Michael Maria Waldstein

Dr. Michael Waldstein, Max Seckler Professor of Theology at AMU, reflects on the rivalry between two classical conductors, their separate recordings of Bach’s St. John Passion, and how–particularly relevant in this season of Lent–this masterwork of Bach “performed in any style leads a good Christian heart to the person of Christ.”

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