The Netherlands Chamber Choir performs Mozart’s Requiem

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COMPOSERS: Mozart
LABELS: Glossa
ALBUM TITLE: Mozart
WORKS: Requiem
PERFORMER: Soloists; Netherlands Chamber Choir; Orchestra of the 18th Century/Br├╝ggen
CATALOGUE NO: Glossa GCD C 81111 (1998)

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An urgent, dramatic reading, a little severe in places (the period-style solo singing is Calvinist austere rather than Catholic luxurious), but it grips throughout. The recording is hazily reverberant.

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Stephen Johnson