March 18, 2019


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Johann Sebastian Bach composed one of the Baroque era’s most celebrated masterpieces in the final years of his life. And it wasn’t until the middle of the 19th century that this magnificent work was performed in its entirety at a single sitting. From it we heard this morning the ‘Sanctus’ and the celebratory ‘Osanna in Excelsis’. What is the title of this piece that Bach lovers regard as the pinnacle of his output?