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Sacred Choral Music / Vienna Boys' Choir


Release Date: 04/05/2019 
Label:  Capriccio Records   Catalog #: 7317  
Composer:  George Frideric HandelFranz Joseph HaydnWolfgang Amadeus MozartJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Max Emanuel CencicCharles HumphriesIvan SharpeRobert Torday,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of London OrchestraVienna Boys' ChoirChorus Viennensis Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 7 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Note: Also included in this set is a bonus CD of Christmas songs.

The Vienna Boys’ Choir is one of the oldest boys’ choirs in the world and still a living tradition after more than 500 years. Even Haydn sang there and Schubert also commenced his musical career there. Antonio Salieri was a member of the admissions jury. What is captivating about these recordings is, on the one hand, the clarity of the textual and musical declamation and, on the other, a very special authentic charm deriving from the slight Viennese accent. In the performance by the Vienna Boys’ Choir, it is a question not just of perfect pronunciation and intonation, but also of a sensual musical element that is frequently overlooked in Mozart and Haydn,
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Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Max Emanuel Cencic (Treble/boy soprano), Charles Humphries (Alto), Ivan Sharpe (Tenor),
Robert Torday (Bass-baritone)
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of London Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir,  Chorus Viennensis Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Birmi 
2.
The Creation, H 21 no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Max Emanuel Cencic (Boy Soprano), Christian Bauer (Tenor), Ernst Jankowitsch (Bass),
Gertraud Schmid (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1798; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Mass in C major, K 317 "Coronation" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Michael Knapp (Tenor), George Stangelberger (Harpsichord), Benjamin Schmidinger (Boy Soprano),
Albin Lenzer (Boy Alto), Ernst Jankowitsch (Bass), George Stangelberger (Organ)
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Language: Latin 
4.
Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ernst Jankowitsch (Bass), George Stangelberger (Organ), Albin Lenzer (Boy Alto),
Michael Knapp (Tenor), Stefan Preyer (Boy Soprano), George Stangelberger (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Cöthen, Germany 
Language: German 
5.
Requiem in D minor, K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Derek Lee Ragin (Alto), Michael Knapp (Tenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Treble/boy soprano),
Gotthold Schwarz (Bass)
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir,  Chorus Viennensis Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Mozartsaal,Konzerthaus,Vienna 
6.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir,  Chorus Viennensis Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Mozartsaal,Konzerthaus,Vienna 
7.
Ave Maria by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus Viennensis Choir,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Mozartsaal,Konzerthaus,Vienna 
8.
Locus iste in C major, WAB 23 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus Viennensis Choir,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Mozartsaal,Konzerthaus,Vienna 
9.
Christus factus est by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus Viennensis Choir,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Mozartsaal,Konzerthaus,Vienna 

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