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Dvorak: Requiem / Kertész, Lorengar, London Symphony


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  London/Decca Jubilee Catalog #: 421810   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Antonín DvorákZoltán Kodály
Performer:  Pilar LorengarErzsébet KomlossyRobert IlosfalvyTom Krause
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Kertesz conducts [the Requiem] with a total commitment to the score and he secures from singers and orchestra an alert and sensitive response."
-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]

"This Psalmus hungaricus numbers among the finest recordings of the piece."
-- David Hurwitz, ClassicsToday.com
"Kertesz conducts [the Requiem] with a total commitment to the score and he secures from singers and orchestra an alert and sensitive response."
-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]

"This Psalmus hungaricus numbers among the finest recordings of the piece."
-- David Hurwitz, ClassicsToday.com
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Works on This Recording

1. Requiem Mass, Op. 89/B 165 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Pilar Lorengar (Soprano), Erzsébet Komlossy (Alto), Robert Ilosfalvy (Tenor),
Tom Krause (Baritone)
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Bohemia 
2. Psalmus hungaricus, Op. 13 by Zoltán Kodály
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pilar Lorengar (Soprano), Erzsébet Komlossy (Alto),
Robert Ilosfalvy (Tenor)
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Hungary 
3. Hymn of Zrinyi by Zoltán Kodály
Performer:  Pilar Lorengar (Soprano), Erzsébet Komlossy (Alto), Robert Ilosfalvy (Tenor),
Tom Krause (Baritone)
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Hungary 

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