2 CD / EMI Classics / 2006-05-02Works: Robert Schumann: Der Rose Pilgerfahrt, Op. 112; Requiem for Mignon, Op. 98b; Mass for soloists, chorus & orchestra in C minor, Op. 147; Requiem, for chorus & orchestra, Op. 148
Performers: Altmeyer, Theo; Andonian, Andrea; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Georg, Mechthild; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Lindner...
Conductors: Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Klee, Bernhard; Sawallisch, Wolfgang
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Düsseldorf Städtischer Musikvereins Chorus ; Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
Schumann's neglected choral output includes several worthwhile pieces, notably the charming, light-filled oratorio The Pilgrimage of the Rose, and the late and dark-toned...continue...
11 CD / EMI Classics / 1998-11-03Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"; Symphony no 3 in D minor; Symphony no 4 in G major; Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor; Symphony no 7 in E minor;...
Performers: Connell, Elizabeth; Hill, David; Hynninen, Jorma; Mathis, Edith; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Soffel, Doris; Sotin, Hans; Versalle, Richard; Wiens, Edith
Conductors: Tennstedt, Klaus
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra
Tennstedt's Mahler cycle is the single greatest contribution the late conductor made to the world of music. These recordings, made at Abbey Road and Kingsway...continue...