Bach Mass in B Minor - Dunedin Consort - Financial Times

Hand the B minor Mass to 10 historically informed interpreters and you'll have 10 very different performances.

The Dunedin Consort and Players, directed by John Butt, broadly follow Joshua Rifkin's pioneering 1980s practice of allotting one voice to a part in the choruses, but doubles the sopranos in some movements, such as those with trumpets. The result is clean but small-scale...

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12 June 2010