Astăzi sînt mai bine. Tura dură și-a spus cuvîntul! Primul Paleu pe anul acesta. 1000 de calorii consumate, urcare de 250 de metri și … terapeuticul Bach.
Astăzi avem Patimile după Matei în două interpretări recomandate tot de prof. Șerban Marcu.
și, precum ieri, un alt documentar. Două interpretări pentru fiecare dintre Patimi și un articol de această dată.
Both Bach’s music and his Calov notations put powerful stress upon: (1) contempt for human reason, along with the exalting of biblical revelation as the proper arbiter of truth; (2) disparagement of notions of human autonomy and achievement, along with the exalting of dependence on God, including for one’s position in the social hierarchy; (3) contempt — explicit or implicit — for Judaism, Catholicism and Islam, along with the exalting of orthodox Lutheranism; (4) disdain for foreigners, along with the exalting of German faithfulness and goodness; and (5) the emphatic exalting of monarchical power, as authorized not by the people but by God. Nowhere in Bach’s music or Calov notations are these sentiments contradicted.
In short, Bach, in his unswerving religious conservatism, was living and working very much at odds with the progressivist currents of his day, and ours. While we’re arguably free to make use of him and his music in whatever new ways we find fitting, we ought also to be on the ethical alert for casting Bach in our own image.