Bach - Motets BWV 225-231, Cantatas BWV 50 & 118

John Eliot Gardiner

Johann Sebastian Bach

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Taken together these motets and quasi-motets form one of the peaks of Bach's art as a composer of choral music. Compressed and complex, they make enormous demands on performers, requiring exceptional virtuosity, stamina and sensitivity to abrupt changes of mood and texture. Bach’s characteristically