Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
St. Matthew Passion: A Text for Voices
John Reeves (au)
Musical settings of the story of Christ’s Passion, as recounted by St. Matthew, date back to antiquity. First incorporated into the liturgy as a chant for Palm Sunday, the Passion text of St. Matthew developed over the centuries into elaborate settings for choir & soloists with instrumental accompaniment. J.S. Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion” is widely acknowledged as the pinnacle of this tradition & as one of the greatest achievements of Western music. Here Reeves offers 21 verse meditations directly inspired by Bach’s masterpiece. Written & arranged to be heard as well as read, these eloquent poems capture Reeves’s own experience of hearing Bach’s work performed in various cities around the world. The poems are introduced & linked by short passages of prose.
Censored Hollywood: Sex, Sin, & Violence on Screen
My Father, My Self: Understanding Dad’s Influence on Your Life
Who’s in Control? Polar Politics & the Sensible Center
Birding for Beginners: A Comprehensive Introduction to Bird Watching
Sale Price: $17.00
Language Imperative: How Learning Languages Can Enrich Your Life & Expand Your Mind
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.