1 CD / Guild / 2007-11-01Works: Georg Schumann: Chorale-Motets (3) for mixed choir, Op. 75; Chorale-Motets (5) for mixed choir, Op. 71
Performers: Atkins, Joseph; Barclay, John; Davies, Peter; Eastop, Phillip; Evans, Iestyn; Gromme, Nigel; Henderson, Stephen; Laird, Michael; Lee, Graham; McGreevy, Geraldine; Nelson, Mary; Ricotti, Frank; Slade,...
George Schumann, brother of organist and composer Camillo Schumann, first studied with his father and later, at the Leipzig Conservatory, under Carl Reinecke. Although he...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2001-05-01Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang"
Performers: Cullagh, Majella; Nelson, Mary; Thompson, Adrian [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Seifried, Reinhard
Ensemble: RTE Philharmonic Choir
Mendelssohn sub-titled his Symphony No. 2 "Hymn of Praise". With its conscious similarity to Beethoven's "Choral" Symphony, through its extended choral finale and its powerful...continue...