Lively and Joyful
Vivaldi, J S Bach and Handel from The Sixteen,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER
J S Bach's so-called 'Lutheran' masses — settings of the Kyrie and Gloria only — have been neglected for too long. They all recycle music from his cantatas, which once put them on the wrong side of puritanical hang-ups about baroque composers re-using music from other works. Now that these are largely behind us, they're getting their rightful share of attention...
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