2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-06-26Works: Frederick Delius: A Mass of Life (Eine Messe des Lebens), for soloists, chorus & orchestra, RT ii/4; Idyll
Conductors: Hill, David
Ensemble: ; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Long an admirer of Nietzsche's poetry, Frederick Delius composed A Mass of Life while at the height of his powers, blending passages from Also Sprach...continue...
Recording information: The Lighthouse, Poole, Dorset, UK (11/26/2011-11/28/2011)....continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 1997-03-18Works: Frederick Delius: Requiem, for soprano, baritone, double chorus & orchestra, RT ii/8; A Mass of Life (Eine Messe des Lebens), for soloists, chorus & orchestra, RT ii/4
Performers: Coleman-Wright, Peter; Evans, Rebecca; Rigby, Jean; Robson, Nigel; Rodgers, Joan; Waynflete Singers
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Waynflete Singers
"The Mass can be a problematic work, but Hickox proved in his 1996 recording, here reissued, that given a sumptuous recording, sensitive orchestral playing and...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 1993-10-01Works: George Lloyd: A Symphonic Mass, for chorus & orchestra
Conductors: Lloyd, George
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra