Andrew Manze does it again! This wonderful recording features the first recorded performance of the previously lost Missa Christi Resurgentis. Apparently the piece has lain dormant for the last three hundred years and was only rediscovered recently in a Czech monestary.
The piece takes a departure ... more
I must respectfully beg to differ with the previous reviewer. How can you rate something that you haven't really heard in a realistic environment? Also, how can you rate the artistic merits of a production without citing any specific quibbles or shortcomings of the performance.
My wife and I (she's ... more
Huanting sound. Profound expression of faith. Superb recording quality.
De Profundis is a beautiful, minimalist, and moving piece of religious music. Pärt gives voice to intense feelings of longing, hope, and faith. The Theatre of Voices under Hillier performs superbly. This recording is ... more
I respectfully disagree with the previous reviewer. I have greatly enjoyed this SACD. Both symphonies are well-recorded. Gergiev extracts strong performances from the brass, strings, and woodwinds . . . Quite a musical hat trick. In particuarly, I am fond of the performance of the 5th very ... more