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Label:
  Channel Classics - http://www.channelclassics.com/
Serial:
  CCS SA 18102
Title:
  Mozart: Requiem - Netherlands Bach Society/van Veldhoven
Description:
  Mozart: Requiem in D minor, J. Chr Bach: Introitus und Kyrie der Totenmesse

Marie-Noelle de Callatay (soprano)
Annette Markert (alto)
Robert Getchell (tenor)
Peter Harvey (bass)
Choir and Orchestra of The Netherlands Bach Society
Jos van Veldhoven (conductor)
Track listing:
  1-14. Mozart: Requiem in D minor K.626
15-16. J. Chr. Bach: Introitus und Kyrie der Totenmesse
Genre:
  Classical - Vocal
Content:
  Stereo/Multichannel
Media:
  Hybrid
Recording type:
  DSD
Recording info:
  Recording Engineer, Editor: C. Jarad Sacks

Recorded at Concerthall Tilburg, The Netherlands - October 2001

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Site review by Polly Nomial February 12, 2007
Performance:   Sonics:  
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Review by Dan Popp January 25, 2004 (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
A fine performance well recorded. My complaints have to do only with the size of the ensemble. The Netherlands Bach Society is apparently 20 instrumentalists playing period instruments and 20 vocalists. I miss the raw "punch" of massed voices singing the "Dies Irae," "Rex Tremendae" etc. And perhaps the period instruments don't have the power or sonority of the modern ones - or is that only a mistaken impression on my part?

Compared to the CD I have featuring Robert Shaw's incredible choir, the sonics are much clearer (the CD always sounded dull and mushy to me) and this recording carries a certain intimacy and authenticity that some will prefer. But the drama of the larger group isn't there.

The notes state that this was "recorded live," but I hear no audience noises whatsoever (I'm listening in stereo).

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Works: 2  

Johann Christian Bach - Ingresso e Kyrie della Messa de Morti in C minor, W. E11
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem in D minor, K. 626