Performers are the Crescendo Chorus along with children’s voices, soloists Julianne Baird, Nicholas Tamagna, Steven Fasano, the Crescendo Period Instrument Orchestra. Christine Gevert, Conductor.
Cantatas and Double-Choir Motets by J.S. Bach’s Predecessors including Pachelbel, Buxtehude and Schutz.
These composers strongly figured in the development of a new national style of sacred Baroque music in German speaking territories.
The German Baroque was deeply influenced by the Thirty Years’ War which shaped the society, it’s beliefs, and it’s cultural manifestations.