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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (The Beecham Collection)


Catalogue No: SOMM-BEECHAM 11
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Number of Discs: 1
EAN/UPC: 748871251120
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Liner Notes

SOMM-BEECHAM 11 – “Exhilarating Beethoven and inspirational Beecham – an unmissable partnership” is how the Gramophone magazine describes this version of the Mass recorded live at the 1937 Leeds Festival. which is the earliest version on disc. Both chorus and soloists are in fine form and Beecham himself is at the height of his appreciable powers.

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Leeds Festival Chorus

Isobel Baillie, soprano • Mary Jarred, contralto • Heddle Nash, tenor • Keith Falkner, baritone

Released in collaboration with the Sir Thomas Beecham Trust in support of the Scholarship Fund.

On This Recording

  1. Mass: Kyrie
  2. Mass: Gloria: Gloria in excelsis Deo
  3. Mass: Gloria: Qui tollis
  4. Mass: Gloria: Quoniam
  5. Mass: Credo: Credo in unum Deum
  6. Mass: Credo: Et incarnatus est
  7. Mass: Credo: Et resurrexit
  8. Mass: Sanctus: Sanctus
  9. Mass: Sanctus: Benedictus
  10. Mass: Agnus Dei: Agnus Dei
  11. Mass: Agnus Dei: Dona nobis pacem