Verdi, Buzzolla, Bazzini, Pedrotti, Cagnioni etc

COMPOSERS: Bazzini,Buzzolla,Cagnioni etc,Pedrotti,Verdi
LABELS: Warner
ALBUM TITLE: Messa Per Rossini
WORKS: Works by Verdi, Buzzolla, Bazzini, Pedrotti, Cagnioni etc
PERFORMER: Benackova, Quivar, Wagner, Agache, Haugland; various choirs; Stuttgart Radio SO/Helmuth Rilling
CATALOGUE NO: 50-51011 7396-2-0
This Requiem, by Verdi and 12 nonentities who were his contemporaries, was never performed until 1988, and this is the recording of that occasion. Most of its parts are dire, despite the advocacy of Rilling and his fine collaborators. Worth watching once. Michael Tanner

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