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Haydn: The Seasons Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Concentus Musicus Wien/Nikolaus Harnoncourt 'Harnoncourt combines vivid characterisation with a loving focus on Haydn's melodic phrases'

Issue: 
August 2009
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'Harnoncourt combines vivid characterisation with a loving focus on Haydn's melodic phrases' George Hall

Haydn
Die Jahrezeiten
Genia Kühmeier (soprano), Wernes Güra (tenor), Christian Gerhaher (baritone); Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Concentus Musicus Wien/Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 88697 2812 2
136:47mins (2discs)

For a full review of this disc, take a look at the August issue of BBC Music Magazine

 

Audio clip: Haydn: Die Jahrezeiten: Der Sommer – 'Ach! das Ungewitter naht'