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Mahler: Des knaben Wunderhorn ()

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It is right to adjudge Belgian conductor Philippe Herreweghe an expert choral conductor, and he is most highly regarded for his impeccable readings of Baroque and Renaissance composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Mozart, Palestrina, and Rameau. Like his colleague Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Herreweghe doesn't want to be pinned to down to Alte Musik (i.e., ancient music) forever, and he has recorded a great deal of Mendelssohn, whose work does relate back to the older models with which Herreweghe is most readily associated. However, in time Herreweghe has begun to record Bruckner, and with Harmonia Mundi's Gustav Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn Herreweghe takes on the most sacred of post-Romantic cattle. His soloists are Sarah Connolly and Dietrich Henschel, both of whom sound fine in this music. Connolly does impart to her singing a good deal of expression and characterization, particularly in "Das himmlische Leben." Likewise, note Connolly's tenderness of delivery in "Trost in Unglück," excellent by... Hide synopsis

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