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Boston Baroque - Haydn Creation - MDR Figaro


20 August 2012
MDR Figaro

Die Rolling Stones sind weit jenseits der 60 noch Stars - aber so neu ist das Phänomen nicht. Joseph Haydn was 66 when his oratorio "The Creation" in Europe like a bomb hit. Joseph Haydn war 66, als sein Oratorium "Die Schöpfung" in ganz Europa wie eine Bombe einschlug. The crowd poured into the concert halls, to get hold of tickets were hardly in Vienna and the police had to be called out to keep the crowd at bay. Das Publikum strömte in die Konzerthäuser, Karten waren kaum zu ergattern, und in Wien musste die Polizei aufgeboten werden, um die Menge im Zaum zu halten. Although the oratory during the 19th Auch wenn das Oratorium im Laufe des 19. Century noticeably forfeited his popularity, but it experienced in recent decades a remarkable renaissance. Jahrhunderts merklich seine Beliebtheit einbüßte, erlebte es doch in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten eine bemerkenswerte Renaissance. Haydn himself was during the nearly two years of work on the "creation" and inwardly from the substance impressed. Haydn selbst zeigte sich während der knapp zweijährigen Arbeit an der "Schöpfung" auch innerlich vom Stoff tief beeindruckt. In his first performance, he brought more than 100 performers on stage. In seinen ersten Aufführungen brachte er weit über 100 Ausführende auf die Bühne. On the new CD of the Boston Baroque oratorio is played by a much smaller cast - in sonically transparent form. Auf der neuen CD des Boston Baroque wird das Oratorium von einer deutlich kleineren Besetzung gespielt - in klanglich transparenter Form.


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