The Bach Experience with Scott Allen Jarrett
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Scott Allen Jarrett, Charlotte Symphony Director of Choruses and Assistant Conductor, gives a personal guide to hearing Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
||CleanPart 1: Introduction||Scott Allen Jarrett discusses Bach's origins and how he came to create his "Great Passion" -- the St. Matthew Passion.||11/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 2: Text Sources||Jarrett discusses the origins of the text Bach uses in his work.||11/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 3: The Notes Make the Text Live||Jarrett discusses Luther's writing and the impact, inspiration it gives to Bach's work.||11/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 4: Jesus||Jarrett discusses how the music reflects Jesus in the score.||11/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 5: The Sixth Hour||Jarrett describes the portion of the score where Jesus is nailed on the cross.||11/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 6: The Outrage & Questions||Jarrett reviews the culminating chorus towards the end of Part I and takes questions from the audience.||11/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|