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Michael Haydn, Georg Druschetzky: Paroles De Vent / Cao, Zomer, Schwarz, De Mey, Hauptmann


Release Date: 11/06/2007 
Label:  Ambronay   Catalog #: 011  
Composer:  Michael HaydnGeorg Druschetzky
Performer:  Guy de MeyJohannette ZomerBritta SchwarzCornelius Hauptmann
Conductor:  Pierre Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zefiro EnsembleArsys Bourgogne
Number of Discs: 1 
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Michael Haydn, younger brother of the great Joseph Haydn, and George Drushetzky, Kapellmeister and oboist in the grenadiers, were especially famous exponents of the wind band medium. Celebrating the marriage of wind and voice, these mass-settings are accompanied only by woodwind, brass and organ - a combination of timbres, Leopold Mozart maintained, 'close to the human voice where everything flows'... Michael Haydn, younger brother of the great Joseph Haydn, and George Drushetzky, Kapellmeister and oboist in the grenadiers, were especially famous exponents of the wind band medium. Celebrating the marriage of wind and voice, these mass-settings are accompanied only by woodwind, brass and organ - a combination of timbres, Leopold Mozart maintained, 'close to the human voice where everything flows'... Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Missa S Hieronymi, KLI 11 by Michael Haydn
Performer:  Guy de Mey (Tenor), Johannette Zomer (Soprano), Britta Schwarz (Alto),
Cornelius Hauptmann (Bass)
Conductor:  Pierre Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zefiro Ensemble,  Arsys Bourgogne
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Austria 
2. Mass in B flat major by Georg Druschetzky

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