Cherubini The Great Masses

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Title: Cherubini The Great Masses
Otros títulos: Cherubini Missa Solemnis in E
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Luigi Cherubini; Riccardo Muti; Neville Marriner; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Código CDU: Che.02
Forma Musical: Mass, Motets
Abstract: Much admired by musicians, Cherubini was Beethoven's favorite contemporary composer. What Beethoven and many others particularly admired was Cherubini's ability to weave his polyphonic virtuosity, Classical stylistic polish, and a truly Romantic sense of drama into music of extraordinary depth and dramatic power. The work that made Cherubini's famous as a dramatist of exceptional psychological acumen was the opera Medée, based on the harrowing tragedy by Euripides. Cherubini also excelled as a church composer. In his sacred music, particularly the later works, Cherubini combined his profound knowledge and skill as a contrapuntalist with an ability to express, tempering a passionate dramatic impulse with the discipline of religious contemplation, the tremendous experience of faith. Born in Florence, on September 14, 1760, Cherubini started studying music with his father; his first work, a mass and Credo, was performed in 1773. Five years later, he went to study with Giuseppe Sarti, ...


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8. Motets - Nemo gaudeat.wav 7:23 74.48Mb WAV audio wav

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