9 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2011-11-15Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Psaume 42; Psalm 95 ("Come Let us Sing"), for tenor, chorus & orchestra in E flat major, Op. 46; Psalm 98 ("Sing to the Lord"), for soloists, chorus, orchestra & organ in D major, ...
Performers: Allert, Lydia; Bittner, Anja; Bittner, Manfred; Duskova, Alice; Fischesser, Christof [Bass Vocals]; Heilmann, Heike; Holzle, Gerhard; Karl, Nathalie; Kremer, Annemarie; Labitzke, Petra; Leja, Alena; ...
Conductors: Matt, Nicol
Ensemble: ; Chamber Choir of Europe
A Jew who converted to Protestantism, Mendelssohn was a prolific composer of sacred music and made important studies of J.S Bach that were instrumental in...continue...
1 CD / Carus / 2005-08-01Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Motets (3) for Chorus and Organ, Op. 39; Kyrie for Chorus in C minor; Hymn, Op. 96; Hora est; English Church Pieces (3), Op. 69; Salve Regina in E flat major
Performers: Hamari, Julia; Laukvik, Jon; Roos, Christof; Seidel, Adolph
Conductors: Bernius, Frieder
Ensemble: Ensemble 76; Stuttgart Chamber Choir
1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 1998-11-23Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Psalm 42, Op. 42 "Wie der Hirsch schreit"; Hora est; Antonín Dvorák: Te Deum, Op. 103/B 176
Conductors: Rilling, Helmuth
Ensemble: Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart ; Stuttgart Bach Collegium
"Psalm 42 is possibly the finest of Mendelssohn's many psalm settings. At least that was Robert Schumann's opinion. It is essentially a cantata with alternating...continue...