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Fauré: Requiem, Cantique de Racine, etc / Matthew Best

Album Summary

>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
>Fauré, Gabriel : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
>Fauré, Gabriel : Messe basse, for solo voices, chorus & organ
>Fauré, Gabriel : Offertoires (2) for vocal soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 65
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

'An outstanding choral performance by the Corydon Singers - warm and dark-toned' (The Independent)

'Ethereally beautiful' (Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'Recommended without hesitation' (Classic CD)

'If you're looking for a Fauré Requiem look no further' (Stereophile)



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Works Details

>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
  • Performers: Michael George; Isabelle Poulenard (Soprano); John Scott (Organ); Mary Seers (Soprano); Corydon Singers (Voice)
  • Conductor: Matthew Best
  • Ensemble: Corydon Singers
  • Notes: Church of St. Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London, England (11/20/1987/02/10/1989)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Fauré, Gabriel : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
  • Performers: Michael George; Isabelle Poulenard (Soprano); John Scott (Organ); Mary Seers (Soprano); Corydon Singers (Voice)
  • Conductor: Matthew Best
  • Ensemble: Corydon Singers
  • Notes: Church of St. Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London, England (11/20/1987/02/10/1989)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1865

>Fauré, Gabriel : Messe basse, for solo voices, chorus & organ
  • Performers: Michael George; Isabelle Poulenard (Soprano); John Scott (Organ); Mary Seers (Soprano); Corydon Singers (Voice)
  • Conductor: Matthew Best
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: Church of St. Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London, England (11/20/1987/02/10/1989)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1906-1907

>Fauré, Gabriel : Offertoires (2) for vocal soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 65
  • Performers: Michael George; Isabelle Poulenard (Soprano); John Scott (Organ); Mary Seers (Soprano); Corydon Singers (Voice)
  • Conductor: Matthew Best
  • Ensemble: Corydon Singers
  • Notes: Church of St. Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London, England (11/20/1987/02/10/1989)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1894