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Danish National Radio Choir
Brahms: A Cappella Vol 1

Song NameComposer
Marienlieder, Op. 22:Johannes Brahms
Der englische GrussJohannes Brahms
Marias WallfahrtJohannes Brahms
Der jagerJohannes Brahms
Ruf zur MariaJohannes Brahms
MagdalenaJohannes Brahms
Marias LobJohannes Brahms
Two Motets, Op. 29:Johannes Brahms
Es ist das Heil uns kommen herJohannes Brahms
Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein HerzJohannes Brahms
Two Motets, Op. 74:Johannes Brahms
Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Muhseligen?Johannes Brahms
O Heiland, reiss die Himmel aufJohannes Brahms
Fest-und Gedenkspruche, Op. 109:Johannes Brahms
Unsere Vater hoften auf dichJohannes Brahms
Wenn ein starker GewappneterJohannes Brahms
Wo ist ein so herrlich Volk Johannes Brahms
Three Motets, Op. 110:Johannes Brahms
Ich aber bin elendJohannes Brahms
Ach, arme WeltJohannes Brahms
Wenn wir in hochsten Noten seinJohannes Brahms

Directed by Stefan Parkman

The German-born Brahms (1833-1897) is considered one of the greatest Romantic composers, while the Danish National Radio Choir (Stefan Parkman, Chief Conductor) is one of the most respected European Choirs performing today. Their pure yet robust sound is a fine complement to the mastery of form that Brahms' works display. Indeed, one of the distinguishing characteristics of his style was his fascination with the contrapuntal forms so often identified with the Baroque and pre-Baroque era: canon, motet, fugue, and the variations thereof. It was accepted at that time to use a folk song or other well-known melody as the basis for the composer's own originality, which was demonstrated through his technical facility and manipulation of accepted idioms. A series of "Marienlieder" comprise a third of the recording, along with seven motets and three compositions commissioned for the Hamburg Industrial Exhibition of 1889. A recording of excellent virtue.

Item code: 6350C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | Denmark
Chan 9671

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