Sharing the Honours
Rheinberger and Parry from the Sitwell Singers,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER
Joseph Rheinberger (1839-1901) is a familiar name to organists, thanks to his twenty sonatas, among other things, less so to the rest of us, in spite of the wide generic range of his other works. So it was good for the Sitwell Singers to give some of his music an airing in the first half of their concert (St Nicholas Church, Allestree, Derby, UK, 14 May 2016).
They opened with his six-part Abendlied ('Evening Song'), the last of his three Geistliche Gesänge ('Sacred Songs'), Op 69...
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