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Cathedral in Winter (1821) by Ernst Ferdinand Oehme (1797-1855)
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Gemäldegalerie, Dresden
Track(s) taken from CDA66292
Recording details: February 1989
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: September 1989
Total duration: 5 minutes 58 seconds

'Ethereally beautiful' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'An outstanding choral performance by the Corydon Singers—warm and dark-toned' (The Independent)

'Recommended without hesitation' (Classic CD)

'If you're looking for a Fauré Requiem look no further' (Stereophile)

Two Motets, Op 65
composer
1894
author of text

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The two short motets both date from 1894, when Fauré was in charge of the music at the Madeleine and before he took up his professorship at the Conservatoire. The Tantum ergo, for three-part female choir with soloists and organ accompaniment, is one of three settings he made of the text. The Ave verum is a duet for soprano and countertenor (or tenor and baritone) with organ. Both are pleasant enough, if a little simplistic.

from notes by Wadham Sutton © 1989

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