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Mozart's Attic: Bach's Good Friday Oratorio

This week we will feature a special three-hour presentation of Johann Sebastian Bach's Good Friday oratorio, The Passion according to Saint Matthew.

Written in 1727 to present the story of the crucifixion in music for vesper services, cheerful it is not, but many consider it to be Bach's greatest work

Sunday at 6:00 p.m. on WFIT 89.5 FM, streaming at WFIT.org, or ask your smart speaker to play WFIT.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)