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BERLIOZ: Requiem (NTSC)


Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869)

REQUIEM op. 5 - La Grande Messe des Morts
From the Regensburg Cathedral 1989

Keith Lewis (tenor), The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Sir Colin Davis

Sound Format: PCM Stereo
Picture Format:4:3
Menu Languages: D, F, GB, SP
Subtitle Languages: F, D, GB, SP
Region Code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 102 min
DVD 9 / NTSC

Cat. No: 102027

  • Berlioz is the greatest musical figure in the French Romantic movement. His Requiem (1837) " La Grande Messe des Morts " was written for the soldiers killed in the Algerian campaign.
  • The Requiem was the only work Berlioz permitted to be published without any revision. His own account of the first performance was as follows: "The effect on people of contrasting sensibility and disposition was overwhelming. The priest wept for a quarter of an hour at the altar after the ceremony and embraced me in tears in the sacristy; the impact of the five orchestras and eight pairs of timpani in the "Tuba mirum" was indescribable. A female member of the choir had a nervous breakdown. It was a truly awesome experience."
  • The magnificent cathedral of Regensburg is a perfect setting for this recording of Colin Davis conducting the Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphony Chorus and Orchestra in a splendid, moving performance of Berlioz´s monumental work, with tenor Keith Lewis as soloist. The performance is completed by the pealing of the cathedral bells






Composer(s):
Berlioz, Hector

Conductor(s):
Davis, Colin

Orchestra(s):
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Choir(s):
Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus

Artist(s):
Lewis, Keith

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Classical Concert

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 102027

Barcode: 807280202793

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Physical Release: 02/2006

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