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Forbes Classical CD of the Week

…The kicker of this release is clearly the rarely performed and rarely recorded Liebesmahl der Apostel (“The Holy Supper of the Apostles”). Written for the male choral society of Dresden, which Wagner led for just shy of three years (his immediate successors were Ferdinand Hiller and Robert Schumann), it is as a 1914 review suggested, namely that “the work surely does not rank among his masterworks, but it is interesting and valuable enough as an excellent student work.” (Dr. Georg Kaiser, Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, v.81)…

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A.Bruckner, R.Wagner, Sy.7, Das Liebesmahl der Apostel,
C.Thielemann/Dresden Staatskapelle
Profil Hänssler

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