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Ralph V Lucano
American Record Guide, May 2010

With a large chorus and orchestra and top-drawer soloists, this is a grand performance in every way, a perfect anodyne for anyone tired of “historically informed” miniaturists. The chorus is warm and flexible and enunciates clearly. The harpsichord is big enough to be audible, and the orchestra plays with its customary sheen and richness…

The video quality is fine, and the sound is deep and spacious…it’s enjoyable as an audio-only experience and I can imagine happily listening to it without watching the video.

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Frank Behrens
ArtsATL, February 2010

The soloists would be hard to beat, and watching their expressions and body movements (but not Ramey’s hairdo) adds so much more to merely hearing the work on an audio recording. Muti has opted for the German-text version, which I believe is the correct choice. The running time is 120 minutes, the picture is in full-screen format, and the subtitles are in German, English and French.






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