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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis / Luisi, Dresden Staatskapelle

Beethoven / Nylund / Remmert / Elsner / Pape
Release Date: 03/21/2006 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2054688  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christian ElsnerCamilla NylundBirgit RemmertRené Pape
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden StaatskapelleDresden State Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
Concert for the Reopening of the Frauenkirche, Dresden

Camilla Nylund, soprano · Birgit Remmert, alto · Christian Elsner, tenor · René Pape, bass
Staatsopernchor Dresden
Staatskapelle Dresden
Fabio Luisi, conductor

Recorded live at the Frauenkirche, Dresden, 4–5 November 2005

Picture Format: NTSC · 16:9 anamorphic
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo · Dolby Digital 5.1 · DTS 5.1
Region Code: 0 (all)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
Booklet Notes: English, German, French
Running Time: 88 mins + 4 mins (Bonus)

* With this festive concert the
Read more Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden under the baton of Fabio Luisi celebrates the moving event of the Reopening of the Frauenkirche in Dresden.
* After the Bombing of Dresden on February 13, 1945, the church burnt out and its dome, called the "Stone Bell", finally collapsed. The rebuilt church will remain a monument and a symbol of hope and conciliation, reminding people of its history.
* Beethoven’s overwhelming music blends impressively with the camera shots of the vast and impressive hall.
* The cast of of soloists is excellent including Camilla Nylund and René Pape, one the most outstanding singers of the younger generation.
* Brand new recording – state-of-the-art quality.
* 5.1 surround sound in Dolby Digital and DTS.
* Widescreen 16:9 ratio.
* Bonus Film: The Reconstruction of the Frauenkirche.
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Works on This Recording

Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christian Elsner (Tenor), Camilla Nylund (Soprano), Birgit Remmert (Alto),
René Pape (Bass)
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle,  Dresden State Opera Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/2005 
Venue:  Frauenkirche, Dresden, Germany 
Length: 88 Minutes 0 Secs. 

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