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Bach: Cantatas Nos. 4, 12, 106 & 196 - Konrad Junghänel        (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  July 3, 2004

This recording of early Bach cantatas is performed by just four soloists, small orchestra and no choir. This gives me the feeling of not being at a church at all but rather at a 17th century royal court. It is refreshing to hear this tight, extremly coordinated and musically superb performance ... more
Mozart: Mass No. 18 in C minor - Herreweghe        (1 of 13 found this review helpful)
  July 3, 2004

I have had this SACD for quiet a while trying to understand why I do not like it. On CD I have Philippe Herreweghe´s Mozart Requiem which is a wonderful recording in good spacious sound with a traditional big-choir modern-orchestra performance that is musically a delight. But this recording is flat ... more
Bach: Motets - René Jacobs        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  July 3, 2004

The wonderful RIAS-Kammerchor stands out both sonically and musically in this recording. The choir and soloists blend well and all sing with such ease and feeling for this music that is such a delight just to lean back, relax and enjoy. The acoustics give you more of a church feeling than many other ... more

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