St. Matthew Passion
Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" is performed as Karl Richter conducts the Munich Bach Orchestra and Choir and the Munich Boys' Choir. First of two parts. Arias alternate with recitatives to chronicle the events leading to Christ's crucifixion.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
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