Verdi’s Requiem conducted by Giuseppe Patanè
COMPOSERS: Giuseppe Verdi
ALBUM TITLE: Verdi
WORKS: Messa da Requiem
PERFORMER: Leipzig Radio Choir & Symphony Orchestra/Giuseppe Patanè
CATALOGUE NO: 94948 (1975)
An unheralded Requiem from the 1970s, but with solid soloists, fine choral singing and well-balanced sound, Patanè proves an excellent Verdian, eliciting excitement without melodrama in a movingly devotional reading.