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A German Requiem

Christiane Karg, Matthias Goerne, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Choir, Daniel Harding
1 CD
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    Brahms’s Requiem, completed in 1868, draws on the legacy of his forerunners, Heinrich Schütz and Johann Sebastian Bach. In setting texts from the German Bible, it deliberately departs from the models of the Catholic liturgy and imposes a sorrowing yet consolatory meditation on death and the Last Judgment, in the manner of a poignant and grandiose cradle song for the dead.

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    JOHANNES BRAHMS [1833-1897]
    · I. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen (Choir) (11'24)
    · II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras (Choir) (14'40)
    · III. Herr, lehre doch mich, daß ein Ende mit mir haben muß (Baritone and Choir) (9'46)
    · IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen, Herr Zebaoth (Choir) (5'29)
    · V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit (Soprano and Choir) (6'33)
    · VI. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt (Baritone and Choir) (11'23)
    · VII. Selig sind die Toten, die in dem Herrn sterben (Choir) (11'13)

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