Janacek: Glagolitic Mass; Sinfonietta; Diary of one who Disappeared

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COMPOSERS: Janacek
LABELS: EMI
WORKS: Glagolitic Mass; Sinfonietta; Diary of one who Disappeared
PERFORMER: Bostridge (tenor), Adès (piano); CBSO & Chorus, Philharmonia/Simon Rattle
CATALOGUE NO: 237 6062 (Reissue 1981-2001)

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Full marks for breadth in a compilation balancing the familiar (an effortful Sinfonietta and wiry Glagolitic) with chamber music and Bostridge’s Diary. Like the diarist, alas, the texts have disappeared too! Paul Riley