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6.6.18

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Gemmulae Evangeliorum Musicae, The Greatest Hits (Melchior Franck Motets)


...The 1620s weren’t good years; instead of singing in church, most young men were dying in battle or from the plague. What was left were a few undernourished choristers, and these works are written for thus depleted, untrained vocal forces. Historically incorrect, the North German Chamber Chorus does a very considerably better job than the original performers would have done. Simplicity reigns, as does humble beauty. An unassuming minor gem...

-> Classical CD Of The Week: Gemmulae Evangeliorum Musicae, The Greatest Hits (Melchior Franck Motets)





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Melchior Franck, Motets,
North German Chamber Chorus, Maria Jürgensen (director),
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