Bach: H-Moll-Messe - Bernhard Hunziker (tenor); Christoph Genz (tenor); Elisabeth Hermans (soprano); Gerlinde Sämann (soprano);...
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  1. Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1)
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It would be hard to imagine a greater contrast between performances of Bach's B minor Mass than Otto Klemperer's 1967 recording featuring the New Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, and Sigiswald Kuijken's 2009 version with La Petite Band. Klemperer's recording features a star-studded cast of soloists and sounds as if it were carved from giant slabs of granite, while Kuijken is seated in the concertmaster's chair, leading a performance with one voice to a part. Musical fashions change, and this recording reflects research ...

Bach: H-Moll-Messe 2009, Challenge Classics

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