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MOZART: Requiem in D Minor (Tassinari, Tagliavini, De Sabata) (1941)


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MOZART: Requiem in D Minor (Tassinari, Tagliavini, De Sabata) (1941)

Recorded over two days in the grand surroundings of the Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli, Rome in 1941, this performance of the Requiem was part of Italian Radio’s Commemorative Ceremony for the 150th Anniversary of the death of Mozart. It features not only some of the finest Italian singers of the day but the combined Italian Radio orchestras and choirs from Rome and Turin, under the inspired baton of Victor De Sabata. An immediate hit both in Italy and abroad, this recording of the Requiem documents both a unique occasion in the history of Italian Radio and a very Italian, intensely sensual and tragic interpretation.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Requiem in D Minor, K. 626
1.   Introit: Requiem aeternam - Kyrie eleison 00:07:08
2.   Sequence: I. Dies irae 00:02:01
3.   Sequence: II. Tuba mirum 00:04:31
4.   Sequence: III. Rex tremendae majestatis 00:01:51
5.   Sequence: IV. Recordare, Jesu pie 00:07:48
6.   Sequence: V. Confutatis maledictis 00:03:12
7.   Sequence: VI. Lacrimosa dies illa 00:04:45
8.   Offertory: I. Domine Jesu Christe 00:04:07
9.   Offertory: II. Hostias et preces 00:06:00
10.   Sanctus 00:01:20
11.   Benedictus 00:04:38
12.   Agnus Dei - Communion: Lux Aeterna 00:08:49

Total Playing Time: 00:56:10

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Mass Text

De Sabata, Victor

Italian Radio Orchestras

Italian Radio Choirs

Stignani, Ebe; Tagliavini, Ferruccio; Tajo, Italo; Tassinari, Pia

Label: Naxos Historical

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 8.111064

Barcode: 0747313306428

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Physical Release: 11/2006

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