St John Passion

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St John Passion (Johannespassion; properly in Eng. The Passion According to St John). Setting by Bach (BWV245) for solo vv., ch., and orch. of the Passion of Christ narrated in St John's Gospel, with interpolations. F.p. Leipzig, Good Friday 1723, f.p. in England 1872. There are also St John Passion settings by Selle (1623), Schütz (1666), Telemann (1741), and Pärt (1981–2).