Bach and the Liturgical Year
Label: Analekta
Released: April 17, 2008

An exploration Bach's musical thinking about the liturgical year, given the close links between his sacred music and the specific requirements of his vocation as a church musician. Includes arias and organ chorales associated with Advent, Christmas, New Year, Septuagesima, Annunciation, Easter, Pentecost, Trinity and Reformation Sunday, tied to various aspects of Christian life: thanksgiving, confession, dogma and religious instruction. Shannon Mercer joins organist Luc Beauséjour, violonist Nicole Trottier and oboist Washington McLain to perform this unique program.

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