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'Salzburg Festival - Ouverture Spirituelle' - Mozart: Missa Longa, K.262; Litaniae de Venerabili, K.243; Haydn: The Seasons / Florian Boesch, Dorothea Roschmann, Michael Schade, Sylvia Schwartz, Jeremy Ovenden. Nikolaus Harnoncourt [2 DVD]

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DVD1 NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT CONDUCTS MOZART

For the Ouverture Spirituelle, Grammy Award winner Nikolaus Harnoncourt chose two rarely heard works by Mozart, performed in the unique Salzburg Cathedral, a jewel of Baroque architecture

This is the first recording of the concert series "Ouverture Spirituelle" from the Salzburger Festspiele focusing on religious themes and musical works

"Ovenden's attractive, bright tenor ... his rhythm, diction and easy flexibility of voice are exemplary... " (The Sunday Times)

DVD 2 JOSEPH HAYDN THE SEASONS DIE JAHRESZEITEN

The Seasons is a musical manifesto addressed to nature and the countryfolk, breaking ground with its hitherto unexplored subject-matter as it heralds the dawning Romantic era in music. Nikolaus Harnoncourt brings out the beautiful simplicity of the work

Including the documentary "Nikolaus Harnoncourt rehearsing Joseph Haydn's The Seasons".

"A stroke of luck, when the grandezza of this music is brought home to one like this, without airs and graces!" (Salzburger Nachrichten)

"Jubilation!" (Kronen Zeitung) in the Great Festival Hall in Salzburg for Joseph Haydn's oratorio The Seasons.

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



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