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Berlioz: Requiem / Shafer, Jones, Shenandoah Choir, Et Al


Release Date: 05/06/2003 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49212   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Taylor Jones
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Symphony, Washington, D. C.Washington ChorusShenandoah Conservatory Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Grammy® award-winning Washington Chorus and Orchestra join forces with the Shenandoah Conservatory Choir in this performance of Berlioz’s Requiem, op.5, recorded live at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In its intensity, massive scale, and lyricism, the Requiem represents the height of French Romanticism, and remains one of the most awe-inspiring works in the history of music. - Gothic Records The Grammy® award-winning Washington Chorus and Orchestra join forces with the Shenandoah Conservatory Choir in this performance of Berlioz’s Requiem, op.5, recorded live at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In its intensity, massive scale, and lyricism, the Requiem represents the height of French Romanticism, and remains one of the most awe-inspiring works in the history of music. - Gothic Records Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Taylor Jones (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Symphony, Washington, D. C.,  Washington Chorus,  Shenandoah Conservatory Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; France 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Requiem et Kyrie
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Dies irae
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Quid sum miser
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Rex tremendae
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Quaerens me
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Lacrimosa
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Offertoire
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Hostias
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Sanctus
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5, "Requiem": Agnus Dei

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