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Mozart: Requiem / Minkowski, Salzburg Bach Choir, Les Musiciens du Louvre


Release Date: 08/25/2017 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 741808  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartGeorge Frideric Handel
Performer:  Charles DekeyserElisabeth KulmanGenia KühmeierJulien Behr
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Musiciens du LouvreSalzburg Bach Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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An absolute highlight of Salzburg's Mozart Week with ''highest art of sound and riding'': the French equine artist and theatrical genius Bartabas presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requime. Horses and riders from the formidable Academie Equestre de Versailles join forces with the Musiciens du Louvre, conducted by Marc Minkowski, the Salzburger Bachchor and ''an excellent quartet of soloists'', namely Genia Kuhmeier, Elisabeth Kulman, Julien Behr and Charles Dekeyser, to place the Requiem into a new theatrical context. Restoring the Felsenreitschule's original purpose - a riding school - and at the same time including its impressive architecture of
Read more arcades into the musical dramaturgy, the production is a breathtaking synthesis of the arts. By meticulously refining the skillfully regulated interactions between humans, animals, and music. Bartabas and his horsemen have created a production which is much more than a great show riding choreography: it's a moving exploration of the interconnectedness of existence. A piece of art with an ''exceptional power of attraction'', ''a requime for all senses''. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Miserere in A minor, K 85 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Musiciens du Louvre,  Salzburg Bach Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770; Bologna, Italy 
2.
Requiem in D minor, K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Charles Dekeyser (Bass), Elisabeth Kulman (Mezzo Soprano), Genia Kühmeier (Soprano),
Julien Behr (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Musiciens du Louvre,  Salzburg Bach Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Musiciens du Louvre,  Salzburg Bach Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
4.
Ways of Zion do mourn, HWV 264 "Funeral Anthem" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Charles Dekeyser (Bass), Elisabeth Kulman (Mezzo Soprano), Genia Kühmeier (Soprano),
Julien Behr (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Musiciens du Louvre,  Salzburg Bach Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 

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