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Haydn: The Seven Last Words Of Christ / Kelling, Henschel Quartet


Release Date: 09/11/2012 
Label:  Challenge   Catalog #: 72546   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Susanne Kelling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henschel String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Seven Last Words of Christ, in a new version by Spanish Royal Court composer José Peris, for string quartet and mezzo soprano! When the Henschel Quartet received the honorable invitation by the Vatican to perform for Pope Benedict XVI on his name day, the Quartet decided that this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce the new compelling Peris arrangement of Haydn’s Seven Last Words. The Vatican invited German mezzo-soprano Susanne Kelling to take the voice part at this occasion. The Seven Last Words of Christ, in a new version by Spanish Royal Court composer José Peris, for string quartet and mezzo soprano! When the Henschel Quartet received the honorable invitation by the Vatican to perform for Pope Benedict XVI on his name day, the Quartet decided that this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce the new compelling Peris arrangement of Haydn’s Seven Last Words. The Vatican invited German mezzo-soprano Susanne Kelling to take the voice part at this occasion. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Seven last words of Christ on the Cross, Op. 51/H 3 no 50-56 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Susanne Kelling (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henschel String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Venue:  August-Everding-Saal, Grünwald, Germany 
Length: 62 Minutes 5 Secs. 

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