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Together with Requiem, Mozart's C minor mass is one of the brilliant composer's great unfinished sacred works. The work combines monumental power, solemn spirituality and moving solo passages. This recording under the baton of Baroque and Classical expert Raymond Leppard has great expressive depth, and offers a truly legendary vocal ensemble featuring stars like Kiri Te Kanawa and Ileana Cotrubas.
EMI Classics continues its Red Line series with another collection of timeless classical pieces. This series features a wide variety of the most talented classical pieces of all time, written by such legendary artists as Bach, Beethoven, Wagner, Tchaikovsky and Mozart. In addition, each CD features some of the most popular classical performers such as the Placido Domingo, Mikhail Pletnev and Kiri Te Kanawa. Every CD in the Red Line series features some of the most defining pieces in musical history.Notes & Reviews:
Recording information: All Saint's Church, Tooting (02/13/1973-02/15/1973).
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Works DetailsMozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mass in C minor, K 427 (417a) "Great"
- Performers: Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano); Hans Sotin (Bass); Werner Krenn (Tenor); Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano)
- Conductor: Raymond Leppard
- Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
- Notes: All Saint's Church, Tooting (02/13/1973-02/15/1973)
- Running Time: 52 min. 14 sec.
- Period Time: Classical
- Form: Choral
- Written: 1783