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J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor / Hana Blazíková, Sophie Harmsen, Terry Wey, Eric Stoklossa, Tomás Král. Collegium 1704

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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232

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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
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Notes & Reviews:

Following two prize-winning recordings of works by Jan Dismas Zelenka highly praised by the international press, the Prague-based Collegium 1704 directed by Václav Luks turns to one of the great milestones in baroque choral literature: Johann Sebastian Bach's B-minor Mass. This recording captivates listeners through the special charm, lightness and great virtuosity for which this ensemble is noted. Whereas a rather Protestant sobriety dominates other recordings of Bach's great Mass, this recording is impressive for its more Catholic-influenced, Bohemian joy in music-making.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Studio Domovina, Prague, Czech Republic (01/06/2013-01/10/2013).



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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
  • Performers: Hana Blazikov (Gothic Harp); Marián Krejcik (Voice); Barbora Sojková; Vaclav Cizek
  • Conductor: Václav Luks
  • Ensemble: Collegium 1704
  • Notes: Studio Domovina, Prague, Czech Republic (01/06/2013-01/10/2013)
  • Running Time: 95 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1748-1749