Browsing Dissertations and Theses by Subject "bach; choral; david lang; little match girl passion; passion; social justice"
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Messiahs and Pariahs: Suffering and Social Conscience in the Passion Genre from J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion (1727) to David Lang's the little match girl passion (2007) The themes of suffering and social conscience permeate the history of the sung passion genre: composers have strived for centuries to depict Christ's suffering and the injustice of his final days. During the past eighty ...