Great Choral Classics (5 CDs)

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Markevitch, Igor Mitropoulos, Dimitri Rozhdestvensky, Gennadi Steinberg, William

WILLIAM STEINBERG
BEETHOVEN Missa solemnis – 1973
ICAC 5054

IGOR MARKEVITCH
VERDI Messa da Requiem – 1960
ROSSINI Overtures – 1957
ICAC 5068 (2CD)

DIMITRI MITROPOULOS
BERLIOZ Requiem (Grande Messe des morts) – 1956
ICAC 5075

GENNADI ROZHDESTVENSKY
MAHLER Das klagende Lied – 1981
JANÁCEK The Fiddler’s Child – 1979
ICAC 5080

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This special collection brings together thrilling performances of four choral masterpieces under the baton of four legendary conductors: Steinberg’s nuanced and expressive account of Beethoven’s Missa solemnis, the electrifying drama of Verdi’s and Berlioz’s Requiems brought to the fore by Markevitch and Mitropoulos, and a magisterial live BBC Proms performance of Mahler’s Das klagende Lied conducted by Rozhdestvensky. These recordings won wide critical acclaim on their first release: Gramophone hailed Mitropoulous’s Berlioz as ‘remarkable’, while The Guardian declared Markevitch’s Verdi Requiem to be ‘one of the great interpretations’.