Mozart: Idomeneo

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COMPOSERS: Mozart
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Idomeneo
PERFORMER: Hollweg, Schmidt; Zurich Opera House/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 69126-7

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Adventurous in the 1980s, this now sounds rather ordinary compared to, say, Gardiner or the new Jacobs, using period strings and percussion but few vocal embellishments, and with some unsatisfactory voices. Michael Scott Rohan