Gossec's Grande Messe Des Morts

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AO320161130

Penny Gore introduces a complete performance of François-Joseph Gossec's Grande Messe des Morts recorded in Vienna last year. It's performed by Wiener Singakademie with Les Siècles and conducted by François-Xavier Roth.

Gossec was an important influence on in 19th century France, developing the symphonic form and later writing music for the Revolutionary regimes. This large scale work, written in 1760, is said to have have been a precursor to the later Requiem composed by Berlioz.

2:00pm

François-Joseph Gossec

Grande Messe des morts

Chantal Santon-Jeffrey (soprano)

Anaik More (mezzo-soprano)

Pascal Bourgeois (tenor)

Jean-Marc Salzmann (baritone)

Wiener Singakademie

Les Siècles

François-Xavier Roth (conductor).

AO320161130

Penny Gore introduces a complete performance of François-Joseph Gossec's Grande Messe des Morts recorded in Vienna last year. It's performed by Wiener Singakademie with Les Siècles and conducted by François-Xavier Roth.

Gossec was an important influence on in 19th century France, developing the symphonic form and later writing music for the Revolutionary regimes. This large scale work, written in 1760, is said to have have been a precursor to the later Requiem composed by Berlioz.

2:00pm

François-Joseph Gossec

Grande Messe des morts

Chantal Santon-Jeffrey (soprano)

Anaik More (mezzo-soprano)

Pascal Bourgeois (tenor)

Jean-Marc Salzmann (baritone)

Wiener Singakademie

Les Siècles

François-Xavier Roth (conductor).