December 31, 2019


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“A joyous outpouring” is how one writer described the opening of a magnificent and stirring sacred choral work by Johann Sebastian Bach.  It’s a piece on a titanic scale, and this morning we played just the work’s first six-and-a-half minutes.  What is the title of this piece by Bach — one of his final compositions, widely considered one of his crowning achievements?