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Britten: War Requiem / Shafer, Washington Chorus & Orchestra


Release Date: 11/21/2000 
Label:  Washington Chorus   Catalog #: 3898   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Christine GoerkeRichard ClementRichard Stilwell
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Symphony, Washington, D. C.Washington ChorusShenandoah Conservatory Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 22 Mins. 

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This recording received the 2000 Grammy awards for "Best Choral Performance." This recording received the 2000 Grammy awards for "Best Choral Performance." Read less

Works on This Recording

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War Requiem, Op. 66 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Christine Goerke (Soprano), Richard Clement (Tenor), Richard Stilwell (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Symphony, Washington, D. C.,  Washington Chorus,  Shenandoah Conservatory Choir  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1995 
Venue:  Live  Kennedy Center, Washington, DC 
Length: 82 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in English and Latin. 

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