Resources for Choral Singers and Soloists
The St Matthew Passion (Matthäus-Passion) BWV 244, was written in 1727 for
solo voices, double choir (SSAATTBB) and double orchestra, with libretto by
Picander (Christian Friedrich Henrici). It is a setting of chapters 26 and 27 of
St. Matthew's Gospel in the German translation of Martin Luther with
interspersed chorales and arias.
Our training aids comprises all the sections in Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
Both choir and solo parts are provided. The choir aids have the vocal part
highlighted on piano, and the solo's are highlighted on a wind instrument. There
are also recordings that have little or no help, so as to develop confidence
Please scroll down to review our demonstration samples for this work at the
foot of this page.
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For the choir, all choruses and chorales :
For the soloist, all recitatives and arias :
Complete Work Accompaniment - All the movements in performance order.