Impressive Bach from Marc Minkowski

Listen to a clip from 'the best of the smaller-scale B minor Mass recordings'

JS Bach
Mass in B minor
Lucy Crowe, Joanna Lunn, Julia Lezhneva, Blandine Staskiewicz (soprano), Nathalie Stutzmann, Terry Way (alto), Colin Balzer, Markus Brutscher (tenor), Christian Immler, Luca Tittoto (bass); Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski

Naïve V 5145
101:00 mins (2 discs)

‘Recording quality, in a warmly reverberant church in Santiago de Compostela, matches the performance, making this the best of the smaller-scale B minor Mass recordings’ George Pratt

Audio clip: Bach: B minor Mass – Kyrie eleison

A full review plus star ratings is published in our September 2009 issue

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September 2009 Disc of the Month: Bach: Two-part inventions and sinfonias
A Haydn landmark for Colin Davis
Dramatic Handel from Alan Curtis