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Mendelssohn: The Great Choral Works

Felix Mendelssohn: The Great Choral Works / Var
Release Date: 05/03/2011 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 96464   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Helen DonathWerner HollwegHanna SchwarzDietrich Fischer-Dieskau,   ... 
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de BurgosJames ConlonWolfgang SawallischFrieder Bernius,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Düsseldorf Städtischer Musikvereins ChorusDüsseldorf Symphony OrchestraWuppertaler Kurrende Boys' Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Saint Paul, Op. 36 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Helen Donath (Soprano), Werner Hollweg (Tenor), Hanna Schwarz (Mezzo Soprano),
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Düsseldorf Städtischer Musikvereins Chorus,  Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra,  Wuppertaler Kurrende Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
2.
Elijah, Op. 70 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Andreas Schmidt (Baritone), Andrea Rost (Soprano), Cornelia Kallisch (Mezzo Soprano),
Machiko Obata (Soprano), Anne Schwanewilms (Mezzo Soprano), Andrew Collis (Bass),
Deon Van der Walt (Tenor), Salvatore Champagne (Tenor), Johannes Dietzel (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  James Conlon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne Gürzenich Orchestra,  Düsseldorf Städtischer Musikvereins Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Venue:  Thomas Church, Düsseldorf, Germany 
Length: 133 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: German 
3.
Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Krisztina Láki (Soprano), Mitsuko Shirai (Mezzo Soprano), Peter Seiffert (Tenor)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Düsseldorf City Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Language: German 
4.
Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Frieder Bernius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn,  Stuttgart Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
5.
Psalm 42, Op. 42 "Wie der Hirsch schreit" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Chorus,  City of London Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
6.
Jesu, meine Freude by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Frieder Bernius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn,  Stuttgart Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Germany 
7.
Christe, du Lamm Gottes by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Frieder Bernius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn,  Stuttgart Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Germany 
8.
Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh' darein by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Frieder Bernius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn,  Stuttgart Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 

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