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Haydn: The Creation [Hybrid SACD]
     

Haydn: The Creation [Hybrid SACD]

by Colin Davis
 
Many of Sir Colin Davis’s recent releases on LSO Live have featured his favorite choral works, including Beethoven’s Mass in C, Mozart’s Requiem and Handel’s Messiah. The next release in the series features Haydn’s masterpiece Die Schöpfung (The Creation) — a work that Davis has (surprisingly) never previously recorded. Sir Colin is joined by a

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Many of Sir Colin Davis’s recent releases on LSO Live have featured his favorite choral works, including Beethoven’s Mass in C, Mozart’s Requiem and Handel’s Messiah. The next release in the series features Haydn’s masterpiece Die Schöpfung (The Creation) — a work that Davis has (surprisingly) never previously recorded. Sir Colin is joined by a sensational set of singers for his recording. Soprano Sally Matthews is joined by Ian Bostridge and Dietrich Henschel. Having been inspired by Handel’s oratorios whilst in London, Haydn set Die Schöpfung to a text originally intended for his predecessor. With bright orchestration and vivid imagery, Haydn’s account of the world’s creation confirmed that he too had mastered the art of musical dramatics and composed a work that is celebrated as one of the masterpieces of the classical era. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
06/09/2009
Label:
Lso Live Uk
UPC:
0822231162827
catalogNumber:
628
Rank:
246438

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  1. Die Schöpfung (The Creation), oratorio, H. 21/2

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