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Bernstein: Mass - At The Vatican

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Release Date: 08/31/2004 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: D2823  
Composer:  Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Douglas Webster
Conductor:  Boris Brott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Di Voci Bianche "la Corolla Piccole Voci"Santa Cecilia Concervatory Symphony ChorusSanta Cecilia Concervatory Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Originally commissioned by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to commemorate the memory of John K. Kennedy, Leonard Bernstein's Mass is an exhilarating religious and musical masterpiece. The work is a staggering example of musical eclecticism, mixing aspects of classical, pop, jazz, rock, and blues. Rarely performed due to the enormity of the production, Mass features more than two hundred performers among the large orchestra, a rock band, a blues band, 18 soloists, 80 chorus singers, and a company of 45 dancer-singers. This performance was staged at the Vatican as part of the Jubilee 2000 celebrations of the Roman Catholic Church.

Performers: Douglas Webster (Celebrant)
Yvonne Gonzales
Charis Fliermans
Jan
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Jane Horvath
Susa Ancheta
Lori Rivera
Anika Noni Rose
Tim Shew
Kevin Anderson
Peter Bucci
Michael Deleget
Kirk Mouser
Milton Williams
Christòpheren Nomura
Geoffrey Blaidell
Gregg Busch

Coro di Voci Bianche "La Corolla-Piccile Voci"
Coro e Orchestra Sinfonica del Conservatorio di S. Cecilia
Choir Master: Luciano Pelosi
Conductor: Boris Brott

Region: 1 (US and Canada)
Language: English and Latin
Running Time: 118 minutes
Color: Color
Format: NTSC, Widescreen, Dolby Digital Stereo
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Works on This Recording

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Mass by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Douglas Webster (Baritone)
Conductor:  Boris Brott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Di Voci Bianche "la Corolla Piccole Voci",  Santa Cecilia Concervatory Symphony Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Concervatory Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 

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