Holy Week is upon us, and music is central to the week's activities and reflections. Below, find specially chosen recordings of the best-known music for Holy Week, such as J.S. Bach's St. Matthew and St. John Passions and Easter Oratorio, Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, Haydn's The Seven Last Words of Our Savior, Gesualdo's Tenebrae Responses for Maundy Thursday, Tallis' and Victoria's Lamentations of Jeremiah. Also find more recent pieces including John Rutter's Requiem, Arvo Part's Passio, and St. Luke's Passion by Penderecki, along with two compilations of music for Easter and Holy Week.
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