Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Vesperae et Litania
Recorded at the Tallinn Dome Church (Tallinna Toomkirik), Tallinn, Estonia in September 10-12 & November 10-13, 1998. Released in 2000. Recording and Sound Engineer: Gunnar Andersson; Production by Carus-Verlag, Stuttgart.
All compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Tracks 1.-6. Vesperae solennes de Dominica KV321 (26:37)
Tracks 7.-11. Litaniae Lauretanae KV195 (25:24)
Tracks 12.-17. Vesperae solennes de Confessore KV339 (26:00)
Kaia Urb:soprano; Ave Moor:alto; Tiit Kogermann (KV195, KV339), Mati Turi (KV321):tenor; Uku Joller:bass; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Tõnu Kaljuste
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The scores of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Vesperae et Litania are published by Carus-Verlag, Stuttgart.
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The CD booklet contains the texts of the Vesperae et Litania in Latin, German, English and French. It also contains an essay (3.5 pages) on the litanies & vespers of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart written by Konrad Küster in German with abridged translations (2 pages each) into English (translation:John Coombs) and French (translation: Jean Paul Ménière). There are also short biographical notes on the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Tõnu Kaljuste in German, English and French.