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Sacred Music - Bach: St. Matthew Passion, Mass in B Minor; Beethoven: Missa Solemnis; Haydn: The Creation / Paris CO; John Nelson et al. [4 DVD]

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Works:

The Creation, H 21 no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: Lucy Crowe (Soprano), Jonathan Beyer (Baritone), Werner Güra (Tenor),
Lisa Milne (Soprano), Matthew Rose (Bass)
Conductor: John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Chamber Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: 1796-1798; Vienna, Austria

Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Elizabeth Deshong (Mezzo Soprano), Brindley Sherratt (Bass), Tamara Wilson (Soprano),
Nikolai Schukoff (Tenor)
Conductor: John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Gulbenkian Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria

Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Christine Rice (Soprano), Lucy Crowe (Soprano), Nicholas Phan (Tenor),
Werner Güra (Tenor), Stephen Morscheck (Bass), Matthew Brook (Baritone)
Conductor: John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Orchestral Ensemble, Schola Cantorum Oxford
Period: Baroque
Written: Circa 1727; Leipzig, Germany

Mass in B minor, BWV 232 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Dietrich Henschel (Baritone), Paul Agnew (Tenor), Ruth Ziesak (Soprano),
Daniel Taylor (Countertenor), Joyce DiDonato (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Orchestral Ensemble, Maitrise de Notre-Dame de Paris
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747-49; Leipzig, Germany

EuroArts Sacred Music 5 DVD box presents four of the greatest sacred works from the Baroque, Classical and early-Romantic eras, all featuring the acclaimed maestro John Nelson and each performance highlighting a different orchestral ensemble. Johann Sebastian Bach's masterly St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, filmed live in the Basilica of Saint-Denis, during the 2011 Saint-Denis Festival, features Werner Güra, Stephen Morscheck and Lucy Crowe among its principal voices. Bach's towering masterpiece, the Mass in B minor, BWV 232, filmed live in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, March 2006, features a stunning ensemble of soloists: Ruth Ziesak, Joyce DiDonato, Daniel Taylor, Paul Agnew and Dietrich Henschel. Beethoven's late, great Missa Solemnis in D, op. 123, filmed live in the Grand Auditorium of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, February 2010, stars Tamara Wilson, Elizabeth DeShong, Nikolai Schukoff and Brindley Sherratt. Last is Franz Joseph Haydn's Creation, filmed live at the Grote Kerk, Naarden, Netherlands, in June 2010 with vocal soloists Lisa Milne, Werner Güra, Matthew Rose, Lucy Crowe and Jonathan Beyer.

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Run Time: 709 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.0, DTS 5.0
Subtitles: English, German, French



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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
  • Performers: Matthew Brook; Lucy Crowe; Bertrand Grunewald; Werner Gura; Stephen Morscheck; Nicholas Phan; Christine Rice
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Ensemble: Orchestre de Chambre de Paris
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: ?1727
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
  • Performers: Paul Agnew; Joyce DiDonato; Dietrich Henschel; Daniel Taylor; Ruth Ziesak
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Ensemble: Schola Cantorum of Oxford
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1747-1749
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123
  • Performers: Elizabeth DeShong; Nikolai Schukoff; Brindley Sherratt; Tamara Wilson
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Ensemble: Maîtrise de Paris
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1819-1823
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : The Creation, H 21 no 2
  • Performers: Jonathan Beyer; Lucy Crowe; Werner Gura; Lisa Milne; Matthew Rose
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1796-1798
  • Studio/Live: Live