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The work of a lifetime

Bach’s Mass in B minor (BWV 232) is the synthesis of his life’s work. Drawing on decades of composition, including what he considered to be the most thematically relevant of his great cantatas, Bach created a masterpiece designed to endure for the ages. The Mass displays Bach’s highest skill as a composer for solo instruments, solo voices, chamber ensemble (trio sonata), virtuoso chorus (in 4, 5, 6 and 8 parts), and large orchestral forces. Unrivalled for its sheer variety, the Mass assimilates styles both ancient and modern, moods both introspective and extroverted, the stile antico of Palestrina and his contemporaries as well as Baroque dance forms and advanced counterpoint. Combined with the great keyboard treatises (Well-Tempered Clavier, Clavier-Übung and Art of the Fugue), the Mass is a summation of all he knew as a musician Read More…..

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Limerick Choral Union are excited to once again take part in FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE CORALE VERONA GARDA ESTATE.

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Smiling faces after our wonderful workshop with Lucy Champion and Fergus Cahillane of Anúna.

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