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Bach: Mass in B Minor / Blomstedt

Release Date: 11/03/2017 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: ACC20415  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christina LandshamerElisabeth KulmanWolfram LattkeLuca Pisaroni
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraDresden Chamber Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Nothing else that he wrote is as all-encompassing as the Mass in B minor, not even the great Passions,” says Herbert Blomstedt about Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Opus summum”. The Dresdner Kammerchor and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig under the musical direction of Herbert Blomstedt have merged ingeniously to conclude the Bachfest Leipzig with this unrivaled work – a work that bears close connections to choir and orchestra, as well as to Herbert Blomstedt himself. J. S. Bach Mass in B minor, BWV 232 Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Performing this monumental work is the ever-capable Dresdner Kammerchor conducted by Herbert Blomstedt. Featured
Read more soloists include Christina Landshamer, soprano, Elisabeth Kulman, alto, Wolfram Lattke, tenor, and Luca Pisaroni, bass.
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Works on This Recording

Mass in B minor, BWV 232 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christina Landshamer (Soprano), Elisabeth Kulman (Mezzo Soprano), Wolfram Lattke (Tenor),
Luca Pisaroni (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra,  Dresden Chamber Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-49; Leipzig, Germany 

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