The Netherlands Chamber Choir performs Mozart's Requiem

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Album title:
Mozart
Composer(s):
Mozart
Works:
Requiem
Performer:
Soloists; Netherlands Chamber Choir; Orchestra of the 18th Century/Brüggen
Label:
Glossa
Catalogue Number:
Glossa GCD C 81111 (1998)
Performance:
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Recording:
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5
Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
The Netherlands Chamber Choir performs Mozart's Requiem

An urgent, dramatic reading, a little severe in places (the period-style solo singing is Calvinist austere rather than Catholic luxurious), but it grips throughout. The recording is hazily reverberant.

Stephen Johnson

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