Mendelssohn: Paulus. Kirchenwerke XI [Bernius]
INSTRUMENT GROUP: Mixed Choir
COMPOSER: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
PUBLISHER: Carus Verlag
PRODUCT TYPE: CD Pack
Mendelssohn composed his first oratorio Paulus under the impression of his own revival of J. S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion in 1829. He integrated chorale settings into St. Paul, for which he was accused by his contemporaries of making a stylistic break, using an element unsuitable to church music.