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A selection of M&V 'Requiem' articles

Ensemble. Almost Physical Impact - Verdi's Requiem, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Complex Orchestration - Giuseppe Pennisi visits the Verdi Festival, which is short of money but not of ideas

Ensemble. Finely Balanced - Mike Wheeler listens to Derby Choral Union

CD Spotlight. Witness to Atrocities - The poetry of Anna Akhmatova, heard by Howard Smith. '... a cause for unstinting applause and praise.'

Ensemble. Generous Tonal Warmth - Derby Choral Union's Mozart Requiem, heard by Mike Wheeler

Heroes Step Up in Crisis - The Muti era lays claim to Chicago, by Barbara Sealock

Ensemble. Thrilling Performance - Verdi's Requiem from Derby Bach Choir, appreciated by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Terrifying Vitality - Khachaturian's 'Spartacus' at the Cairo Opera House impresses Robert Anderson

Ensemble. Humanity and Generosity - Malcolm Miller attends a memorial concert for David Sonin

CD Spotlight. Portraits in Music - 'The Sucker Punch Requiem' by Lisle Ellis, enjoyed by Ron Bierman. 'Recommended ... to classical listeners interested in expanding their listening domain.'

Ensemble. A Fascinating Work - The first performance of Gabriel Jackson's Requiem, reviewed by Robert Hugill

CD Spotlight. Specific Qualities - Michael Hoppé's Requiem, reviewed by Robert Hugill. '... a talented melodist ...'

A Passionate Commitment - Robert Hugill talks to Bach Choir conductor David Hill about Carl Rütti's new Requiem

A Comprehensive Overview - David Hurwitz on Dvorák, recommended by Ron Bierman

CD Spotlight. An Interesting Mix - Sacred treasures, enjoyed by Robert Hugill. '... certainly intoxicating.'

Ensemble. Energy and Exuberance - Music by Haydn, Karl Jenkins and Vaughan Williams, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. A Resplendent Impact - Derby Bach Choir makes its contribution to the Mozart anniversary, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Four Strings to his Violin - Many strings to his bow ... Howard Smith reports on Marat Bisengaliev's third tour of New Zealand

CD Spotlight. A new simplicity - The Requiem by Osvaldas Balakauskas, reviewed by Carson Cooman. '... a deeply felt and tremendously communicative piece.'

Irreplaceable to music - Tess Crebbin describes the memorial service in Munich for conductor Marcello Viotti

CD Spotlight. Contrasting styles - Peter Sculthorpe's music for cello, explored by Ron Bierman. '... beautifully-played cello.'

Ensemble. Dramatic writing - Rex Harley attends a memorable performance of the Victoria Requiem

Record box. Buried masterpiece? - Roderic Dunnett is bowled over by Gossec's Requiem

Unbreakable spirit - Galina Aleykina reports on a concert at the Ukraine National Opera House in memory of the events of September 11th

CD Spotlight - Day of judgement. '... Saint-Saëns is at his best, and the LPO under Geoffrey Simon enjoys chasing his every nuance.' Saint-Saëns Requiem, faced by Robert Anderson

Record box - Heart-rending sounds. Music for trombone and orchestra by Takemitsu, with Keith Bramich

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