Mozart: Requiem - Bryn Terfel (bass baritone); Karita Mattila (soprano); Kay Johannsen (organ); Michael Schade (tenor);...
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Essentially following the Süssmayr completion of Mozart's Requiem in D minor, but incorporating aspects of scholarly revisions by Franz Beyer and Robert D. Levin, Claudio Abbado leads the Swedish Radio Choir and the Berlin Philharmonic in a satisfying performance that strikes a balance between two schools of thought. On the one hand, using Süssmayr's edition is the conventional approach and long sanctioned because it contained Mozart's deathbed instructions, however imperfectly realized by his assistant. On the other hand, ...

Mozart: Requiem 1999, Deutsche Grammophon

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