- I 've been listening to 2 different versions of
St Matthews Passion, one by<br>Gustave Leonardt with
a mixed chorus, and another by Nikolaus
Harnoncourt,<br>with counter tenors and boys singing the soprano
parts, including the solos,<br>and I must admit that I
prefer the first.<br>I supose that at St Thomas School
there were only boys, but did male singers<br>sang the
soprano solos to? Were castrati also usual in Germany?
And if so,<br>aren't we taking historical trueness to
- Hi again it's been a while.<br>Someone here gave me a tip on wich book to get if I wanted to learn how to write fuges.<br>But I can't remember the name of the book.<br>Hope you can help me.