Fauré: Requiem & other choral works

This critically acclaimed album was recorded in January 2014 with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and former choral scholar Gerald Finley. It faithfully recreates the 1889 premiere of the Requiem, the instruments and techniques used by the orchestra being typical of those used in a French orchestra of the late nineteenth century.

KGS0005  51 minutes 33 seconds
'The viola-led OAE offer superb support throughout and the baritone Gerald Finley is at his most tonally liquid, with tenaciously sensitive phrasing … the choir respond magnificently' (Gramophone)
'An engaging and admirable performance … what’s not to like about this release? Highly recommended' (Choir & Organ)
'A familiar choral masterpiece in unfamiliar guise: the first recording of Fauré’s Requiem in Marc Rigaudière’s reconstruction of the first complete liturgical version, in 1889. Striking differences i ...