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Orff: Carmina Burana - Christian Gerhaher (baritone); Lawrence Brownlee (tenor); Sally Matthews (soprano); Berlin Radio Chorus (choir, chorus);...
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  1. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra
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Despite being a live recording -- or, more accurately, one assembled from several concerts -- this 2005 CD of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana is almost as polished and well-produced as a studio recording. Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic are incredibly tight and coordinated with the choirs and vocal soloists, and everything holds together quite well, without embarrassing mishaps, sloppy playing, or extraneous audience noises; obviously, using the best takes from several tapes prevents this. Even better, the ...

Orff: Carmina Burana 2005, Warner Classics

UPC: 724355788825