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Composer of the Week: Schutz


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Today, an excerpt from one of Schutz's many settings of the Passion of Christ is balanced by an extraordinarily intense cycle of unaccompanied Latin motets. With comments from Sir Roger Norrington. Motet cycle: Quid Commisisti,
SWV56-60 Heinrich Schutz Choir , conductor Roger Norrington
Vater Abraham , Erbame Dich Mein, SWV477 La Capella Ducale, Musica Ficta , conductor Roland Wilson
St Matthew Passion (conclusion)
Heinrich Schutz Choir , conductor Roger Norrington


Unknown: Sir Roger Norrington.
Conductor: Heinrich Schutz Choir
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Musica Ficta
Conductor: Roland Wilson
Conductor: Heinrich Schutz Choir
Conductor: Roger Norrington
The Evangelist: Peter Pears (tenor)
Christ: John Shirley-Quirke (bass-Baritone)
Pilate: Benjamin Luxon (baritone)

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