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An Involving Account

A visit from Die Marienkantorei, Osnabrück,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Taking a more oblique approach to its concert marking the centenary of World War I than Derby Bach Choir the previous week, Derby Choral Union was joined Die Marienkantorei, a choir based at the Marienkirche in Derby's German twin city, Osnabrück (Derby Cathedral, Derby UK, 22 November 2014).

The Choral Union began with an energetic account of Insane et vanae curae, adapted from a storm chorus from Haydn's little-known oratorio Il ritorno di Tobia, and a serene one of Mozart's Ave verum corpus. The two choirs then came together for Abendlied, a moving piece of intense tranquillity by Josef Rheinberger, better known for his organ music...

Copyright © 29 November 2014 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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DERBY CHORAL UNION

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

JOSEF RHEINBERGER

HEINRICH SCHUETZ

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

CHARLES HUBERT HASTINGS PARRY

JOHANNES BRAHMS

PETER GOULD

CHORAL MUSIC

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

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