The Vocal Score for this stupendous creation of Bach's mighty genius, composed for SSATB soli, SSATB chorus and orchestra.
Fine dramatic writing including a graphic storm recitative and aria.
This dialogue over the death of a boy contains moving songs from a leading theatre composer, and col...
Lament for the death of Henry Purcell
Uses a thundercloud metaphor for the pains of love, but is lyrical rather than stormy.
The first two of the four duets are rich in harmony, and virtuoso counterpoint.