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Motets BWV 225-230

Traditional and individual style in the Motets of J.S. Bach

Essay examines how the composer expanded this musical genre within the context of its existing form

Natalie Beck

A Study of the Texts of J.S. Bach's Motets

   

The Bach Motets (S.225-S.230)

Contains brief analyses of ‘Jesu Meine Freude’ and ‘Lobet Den Herrn Alle Handen’. Also compares and contrasts Bach with Schütz

Seth Lachterman

Motet BWV 225

[Bethelehem]

 

Motet BWV 226

[Bethelehem]

 

Motet BWV 228

[Bethelehem]

 

Motet BWV 229

[Bethelehem]

 

Motet BWV 230

[Bethelehem]

 

Motet BWV Ahn 159

[Bethelehem]

 

BWV 227

Programme notes [Emmanuel Music]

Craig Smith

BWV 228

Programme notes [Emmanuel Music]

Craig Smith

BWV 229

Programme notes [Emmanuel Music]

Craig Smith

Motet BWV 227

[Dutch]

Eduard van Hengel

Motet BWV 229

[Dutch]

Eduard van Hengel

Motet BWV 230

[Dutch]

Eduard van Hengel

     

Mass in B minor BWV 232

J.S. Bach Mass in B minor

Contains a commentary on the the different movements of the Mass as well as providing background information

Xinh X. Huynh / Stanford University

Bach's Mass in B Minor as Musical Icon

 

Timothy A. Smith

Performing Bach's B minor Mass: Thirty Years of HIP

 

Bernard D. Sherman

Mass in B Minor - Bach's only complete setting of the Latin Ordinary

 

John Butt

J.S. Bach's B Minor Mass (May 1996)

Analysis of the theological enumeration of certain portions of the piece according to a Trinitarian understanding of God

Kenneth Hannaford & Audrey Wong

The Mass in B Minor, BWV 232

[Bethelehem]

Dr. Carol Traupman-Carr

Programme Notes for J.S. Bach’s B minor Mass

[Baroque Choral Group]

Kenneth Hannaford & Audrey Wong

Mass in B Minor: A Visual Studio

 

Henry de Jong / Worship aNew

     

Lutheran Masses BWV 233-236

 

Mass in G minor, BWV 235

[Bethelehem]

 

Mass in G major, BWV 236

[Bethelehem]

 

Missa in A BWV 234

[Dutch]

Eduard van Hengel

Missa in g-moll BWV 235

[Dutch]

Eduard van Hengel

     

Magnificat BWV 243

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243

[Bethelehem]

 

Magnificat

Programme notes [Emmanuel Music]

Craig Smith

     

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Johann Sebastian Bach: Matthäuspassion (Evangelische Pauluskirche Darmstadt)

Kompletter Text sowie Gedanken zu Form und Inhalt dieser Bach-Vertonung aus dem Evangelium [German]

Wolfgang Kleber

Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion - A Chronological Overview

 

Raptus Association

Bach and Dürer: Passion Music and Imagery

Series of woodcuts matched with selections from the St. Matthew Passion. Includes scenes from late in the life of Christ, his suffering, death, burial

Sam Sawyer

St Matthew Passion vs. Titanic

Compares and contrasts the merits of Bach's St Matthew Passion with James Cameron's Titanic. Asks whether the latter deserves to be called 'great art

Bernard S. Greenberg

St Matthew Passion, BWV 244

[Bethelehem]

 

Program Notes for Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

[Baroque Choral Group]

David Gordon

St. Matthew Passion: A dramatic visualization, translation and commentary

 

Henry de Jong / Worship aNew

A Companion to J. S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

A book completed by members of MUS480: Advanced Seminar in Musicological Topics Spring 2010: The Music of J. S. Bach instructor: J. Gibson at

James Madison University

     

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Johannes-Passion Seminar - Recht und Musik

German

Silivia Hildenbrand & Monika Michael

Johann Sebastian Bach's Johannespassion - liturgischer Standort und formale Überlegungen

German

Rupert Gottfried Frieberger

The Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies

A symposium under the title "When Words Hurt: The Gospel of John, Bach's music and Religious Intolerence". You can read the contributors notes on the anti-semitism or otherwise of the Johannes-Passion

 

J.S. Bach: St John Passion BWV 245

Hear the whole of the St John Passion in Real Audio

 

Programme Notes for J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion

[Baroque Choral Group]

Audrey Wong & Norm Proctor

     

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248

J.S. Bach - Weinachtsoratorium (Texte)

Kompletter Text des Bachwerke-Verzeichnisses [German]

 

The Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

[Bethelehem]

Dr. Carol Traupman-Carr

The Christmas Oratorio – Bach’s Chorale Settings

[Bach 101]

Dr. Carol Traupman-Carr

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio

A Brief Introduction & a Survey of Recordings

Sandy Vaughan

Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage (Christmas Oratorio Part I) (BWV 248/I)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend (Christmas Oratorio Part II) (BWV 248/II)

In A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach

Simon Crouch

Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen (Christmas Oratorio Part III) (BWV 248/III)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (Christmas Oratorio Part IV) (BWV 248/IV)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen (Christmas Oratorio Part V) (BWV 248/V)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Herr wenn die stolzen feinde schnauben (Christmas Oratorio Part VI) (BWV 248/VI)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Text and Music Lost (BWV 248/VIa)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Chapter 48: The Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

[The Cantatas of J.S. Bach - A listener and student guide]

Julian Mincham

EvH

Commentary in Dutch

Eduard van Hengel

     

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249

Kommt, eilet und laufet (Easter Oratorio) (BWV 249)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Entfliehet, verschwindet (Music Lost) (BWV 249a)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Verjaget, zerstreuet, zerrüttet, ihr Sterne. Dramma per musica (Music Lost) (BWV 249b)

[A Listener's Guide to the Cantatas of J. S. Bach]

Simon Crouch

Easter Oratorio (Oster-Oratorium), BWV 249

[Bethelehem]

Dr. Carol Traupman-Carr

Chapter 49 BWV 249 Kommet, eilet und laufet

[The Cantatas of J.S. Bach - A listener and student guide]

Julian Mincham

     

Chorales BWV 250-438

J.S. Bach Chorales

Big site featuring chorale MIDI’s. There are 820 pieces here which can be downloaded. Has a lot of information about Midi files as well

Margaret Greentree

Cyber Hymnal

A massive site containing hymn melodies. Contains some MIDI’s of Bach chorales with information on their background and texts in English. MIDI’s can be downloaded

 

Examples of Experiments in Musical Intelligence Music

MIDI files and scores in PDF format of 371 chorales

David Cope

     

Anna Magadelena Notenbüchlein

Bist du bei mir (Carolina Classical)

Essay on this work now thought to be by Stolzel. Contains a recording of the piece in Real Audio and a PDF copy of the score

Janet I. Wasserman

     

Psalm 51 BWV 1083

 

Stabat Mater - Bach

About the composer, About the Stabat Mater-paraphrase, Colorbar, CD information

 

AAM Features – Bach Bibliothek Programme

There are several ironies surrounding Bach’s arrangement of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater as a German psalm-setting (Psalm 51)

John Butt

St. Florianer: Bach Stabat Mater Parody

Liner notes

Shel Ritter [TVRC]

     

Other Vocal Works – General

Other Vocal Works – Original Texts

Original Texts in German / Latin

Walter F. Bischof

J.S Bach: Texts of the Complete Vocal Works with English Translation and Commentry

Texts of the Complete Vocal Works with English Translation and Commentry. Also features the vocal works sorted by the authors of hymn texts and librettists

Z. Philip Ambrose

New Bach Composition Discovered

Report from the BBC about the discovery of a motet in Kiev, Ukraine

 

Bach’s Passions

[Bach 101]

Dr. Carol Traupman-Carr

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Prepared by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - April 2014)

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