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Brahms' Requiem
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GERALD FENECH

'... this four-hand arrangement has a captivating, translucent sound-world that transports the listener into the realms of contemplative existence; an exercise in meditative tranquility.'

Johannes Brahms: An English Requiem. © 2017 Delphian Records Ltd

One of Brahms' most popular works and undoubtedly his greatest choral piece is Ein deutsches Requiem. Premiered in its complete seven movements on 18 February 1869 in Leipzig, the Requiem was a great success despite some initial critical reservations.

The work was soon enthusiastically sought out by choral societies all over Europe not least in Britain, where choral singing is regarded as the lifeblood of the nation...

Copyright © 22 January 2018 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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