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Hummel: Masses Op 111 & Op 77, Alma Virgo / Hickox, Gritton


Release Date: 01/21/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 681   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Performer:  Susan Gritton
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90Collegium Musicum 90 Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The first instalment in a new series, Hummel's Masses,Opp 77 and 111. These are choral Masses and with Hickox's magnificently drilled Collegium Musicum 90 forces, there is never a moment when you miss the presence of solo voices. Gramophone Award for the best Choral recording of the year 2003. The first instalment in a new series, Hummel's Masses,Opp 77 and 111. These are choral Masses and with Hickox's magnificently drilled Collegium Musicum 90 forces, there is never a moment when you miss the presence of solo voices. Gramophone Award for the best Choral recording of the year 2003. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Mass in D major, Op. 111 by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90,  Collegium Musicum 90 Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Latin 
2.
Mass in B flat major, Op. 77 by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90,  Collegium Musicum 90 Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1804-1810; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Language: Latin 
3.
Alma virgo, Op. 89a by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Performer:  Susan Gritton (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90,  Collegium Musicum 90 Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1805; Austria 
Language: Latin 

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