Heinrich von Herzogenberg - Totenfeier, Requiem | CPO 7777552

Heinrich von Herzogenberg - Totenfeier, Requiem

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Label: CPO

Cat No: 7777552

Format: SACD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 28th July 2014

Contents

Artists

Franziska Bobe (soprano)
Barbara Brackelmann (alto)
Maximilian Argmann (tenor)
Jens Hamann (bass)
Monteverdichor Wurzburg
Thuringen Philharmonie Gotha

Conductor

Matthais Beckert

Works

Herzogenberg, Heinrich von

Begrabnisgesang, op.88
Requiem, op.72
Totenfeier, op.80

Artists

Franziska Bobe (soprano)
Barbara Brackelmann (alto)
Maximilian Argmann (tenor)
Jens Hamann (bass)
Monteverdichor Wurzburg
Thuringen Philharmonie Gotha

Conductor

Matthais Beckert

About

It is a unique case in music history for a composer to have dealt with the theme of dying and death on the basis of three very different texts: the classic subject of the Catholic Mass for the Dead (Requiem), a work best described as a Lutheran cantata drawing on German texts from the Bible and hymn stanzas, and a poem of his own authorship.

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