E.T.A. HOFFMANN (1776-1822): Mass in D Minor, Miserere in B Flat Minor.
Catalogue Number: 03P049
Reference: 777 832-2
Description: The Miserere of 1808 (recorded on Koch Schwann in 1997) is in the spirit of early Romantic religious enthusiasm while the mass of a couple of years earlier (at 31 minutes, just a hair longer than its discmate), setting only the Ordinary, is much more in the animated, outgoing late Classical style. Latin-English texts. Sibylla Rubens, Jutta Böhnert (sopranos), Rebecca Martin (mezzo), Thomas Cooley (tenor), York Felix Speer (bass), Cologne Radio Choir and Symphony Orchestra; Rupert Huber.