'J.S. Bach's Johannine Theology' is a fertile examination of this group of fourteen surviving liturgical works. Renowned Bach scholar Eric Chafe investigates Bach's theology with the composer's St. John Passion, concentrating on its first and last versions.
Introduction : Bach and John Part I. Introductory themes. Spring 1724 and 1725 ; The ordering of salvation : aspects of scripture and the liturgical year ; Johannine themes Part II. The St. John Passion. The St. John Passion : introduction and part one ; The concept of ambitus in the St. John Passion ; Jesus's trial : John, Francke, Bach ; Jesus's death and burial ; The Theologia Crucis and the Passion's symbolic structure Part III. The cantatas for spring 1725. Easter through Misericordias : Cantatas 249, 6, 42, and 85 ; Jubilate to Ascension Day : Cantatas 103, 108, 87, and 128 ; Instrumental characteristics ; Exaudi and Pentecost : Cantatas 183, 74, 68, and 175 ; Trinity Sunday : Cantata 176, Es ist ein trotzig und verzagt Ding ; Spring 1725 : the cantatas and the shape of the liturgy.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph Includes bibliographical references and index. Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 19, 2014).