Bach: Motets / Pichon, Ensemble Pigmalion
Label: harmonia mundi
Ensemble Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon
Bach's motets, most of them composed during the 1730s, are among his finest vocal works. They feature a meticulous attention to the musical expression of the word, employing a tremendous variety of tone-colors, textures and effects. On this recording, Raphaël Pichon and his ensemble Pygmalion bring out every nuance of these exceptional choral masterpieces.