Among the more crazily ambitious recording projects of recent times—and one which clearly touched the hearts of its many hundreds of performers.
SIGCD569 159 minutes 16 seconds (2 discs)
‘One can imagine the virtuosity required by every contributor, at every turn, to make this a reality, let alone a dazzling triumph. The documentation is comprehensive and satisfying’ (Gramophone) BBC Music Magazine ‘The performances are excellent, the recording spectacularly good and I found the experience utterly convincing. It's a remarkable achievement’ (BBC Record Review)