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Discovery Video: B Minor Mass

Kyrie

Helmuth Rilling delivers the first of four lectures exploring in-depth J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass. Rilling’s insights into the architecture, symbolism, and intent of Bach’s masterwork are illustrated through musical examples performed by the Festival chorus, orchestra, soloists, and Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy. This segment covers the opening Kyrie. Recorded June 28, 2010 in Beall Concert Hall on the UO campus. Underwritten by the Hinkle Charitable Foundation. 

Gloria

Helmuth Rilling delivers the second of four lectures exploring in-depth J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass. Rilling’s insights into the architecture, symbolism, and intent of Bach’s masterwork are illustrated through musical examples performed by the Festival chorus, orchestra, and soloists. This segment covers the eight movements of the Gloria. Recorded June 30, 2010 in Beall Concert Hall on the UO campus. Underwritten by the Hinkle Charitable Foundation.

Credo

Helmuth Rilling delivers the third of four lectures exploring in-depth J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass. Rilling’s insights into the architecture, symbolism, and intent of Bach’s masterwork are illustrated through musical examples performed by the Festival chorus, orchestra, and soloists. This segment covers the movements that comprise the Credo. Recorded July 2, 2010 in Beall Concert Hall on the UO campus. Underwritten by the Hinkle Charitable Foundation. 

Sanctus

Helmuth Rilling delivers the final of four lectures exploring in-depth J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass, part of the Oregon Bach Festival’s Digital Bach Project. Rilling’s insights into the architecture, symbolism, and intent of Bach’s masterwork are illustrated through musical examples performed by the Festival chorus, orchestra, and soloists. This segment covers the final movements from the Sanctus through to the Dona Nobis Pacem. Recorded July 7, 2010 in Beall Concert Hall on the UO campus. Underwritten by the Hinkle Charitable Foundation. 

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