Win A 12-month Apple Music Subscription
Apple Music is home to the world’s most complete catalogue of classical music available to stream and download.
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The Apple Music Classical Essentials albums are available to stream here. Listen now or save them to your library.
Right now, we're championing the recording of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion by the RIAS Kammerchor, conducted by Rene Jacobs. It’s available on Apple Music and you can stream it now or save it to your library.
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) was the Baroque Era’s most sublime creative genius - composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist.
April’s Essential Classical Album as chosen by Apple Music is one of the two Passion settings by Bach which still exist in their entirety – the other being St. John.
Despite both lasting more than two hours, they were written to be used as part of a Lutheran church service. Rather than expecting the audience - or, rather, congregation - to sit back and take in the music, Bach included a number of hymn-like chorales within the solo sections, so everyone could participate in the worship.
That tradition will be continued by choirs up and down the country over Easter.
Here online, we're giving one listener the chance to win a year's subscription to Apple Music.
To enter the draw, simply answer the question below.
Win A Year's Apple Music Subscription
Classic FM has teamed up with Apple Music to give one lucky winner the chance to win a year's subscription to Apple Music.
For your chance to win, simply correctly answer the question below before 23.59 on Friday 31st May 2019. T&Cs apply.