Berlioz's magnificent setting of the Requiem Mass, with it's mighty orchestral and choral forces, is ideally suited to André Previn's acute senses for dramatic structure and colour. The terror and awe of the Day of Judgement, the thundering climaxes and hushed contemplation, are captured in sound engineering which, even after several decades, remains of demonstration quality
Berlioz's magnificent setting of the Requiem Mass, with it's mighty orchestral and choral forces, is ideally suited to André Previn's acute senses for dramatic structure and colour. The terror and awe of the Day of Judgement, the thundering climaxes and hushed contemplation, are captured in sound engineering which, even after several decades, remains of demonstration quality
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Berlioz: Grande Messe Des Morts (Requiem)
Artist: Andre Previn / London Philharmonic Orchestra
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: I. Requiem and Kyrie
2. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: II. Dies Irae
3. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: III. Quid Sum Miser
4. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: IV. Rex Tremendae
5. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: V. Quaerens Me
6. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: VI. Lacrymosa
7. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: VII. Offertorium
8. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: VIII. Hostias
9. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: IX. Sanctus 1
10. Grande Messe Des Morts, Op. 5, H. 75: X. Agnus Dei

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Berlioz's magnificent setting of the Requiem Mass, with it's mighty orchestral and choral forces, is ideally suited to André Previn's acute senses for dramatic structure and colour. The terror and awe of the Day of Judgement, the thundering climaxes and hushed contemplation, are captured in sound engineering which, even after several decades, remains of demonstration quality