Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem / Thielemann, Schafer, Gerhaher, Munich Philharmonic

Release Date: 10/26/2010
Label: C Major
Catalog Number: 703308
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Johannes Brahms

Christian Thielemann has crafted a performance that places him among the best interpreters of this work, such as Maazel, Furtwängler, Karajan, Klemperer. The soloists C. Schäfer and C. Gerhaher in this production rank among the best in their voice ranges.

"Christian Thielemann is the most gifted German conductor." -- Financial Times

"Under Christian Thielemann´s guidance, the Munich Philharmonic sounds terrific." -- New York Times

Christine Schäfer, soprano
Christian Gerhaher, baritone

Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Bavarian Radio Chorus)
(chorus master: Peter Dijkstra)
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Christian Thielemann, conductor

Recorded live from the Munich Philharmonie, April 2007.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Running time: 83 mins
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish
Booklet notes: English, German, French
No. of DVDs: 1
Works on This Recording
1. German Requiem, Op. 45 by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Christian Gerhaher (Baritone), Christine Schäfer (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854-1868 ; Austria
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