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HOLTEN: Marriage of Heaven and Hell (The)

Dacapo
HOLTEN: Marriage of Heaven and Hell (The)

Composer(s):Holten, Bo
Artist(s) BBC Singers, Choir • Holten, Bo, Conductor
Period(s) Contemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SacredChoral - Secular
Catalogue 8.224214
Label Dacapo
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 7.99
 

 

   




Review By Michael Allen,Classicalsource.com,April 2004

"Just occasionally, very occasionally, one comes across music that makes one ask the question: Where has this composer been all my life? In the case of Bo Holten it is a question relatively easy to answer since he is already well known in England as a choral conductor, particularly of the BBC Singers... if you love music that is gratefully written for the voice, harmonically rich, and accessible without being derivative - then this CD should have a big appeal... As might be expected, the BBC Singers are on fine form for their guest conductor, the composer himself. The recording is warm and spacious, and I can do nothing but give this CD of wonderful music the most enthusiastic recommendation. The booklet notes describe Bo Holten as "...the man with many hats..." - let's hope that

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