Neukomm: Requiem à la mémoire de Louis XVI – Jean-Claude Malgoire

Marche funèbre – Miserere mei Deus
Missa di Requiem (Messe) (rekonstr. von Vincent Boyer)
Sequence: Dies irae
Agnus Dei
Libera me

Choeur de Chambre de Namur, Jean-Claude Malgoire

Format: 1 CD
Release date: 1/1/2017
Barcode: 3760014199660 Catégories : , ,


Presque inconnu à ce jour, Sigismund Neukomm composa une messe en mémoire de Louis XVI. C’est cette oeuvre que Jean-Claude Malgoire nous fait découvrir dans une interprétation superlative.

De vandaag vrijwel onbekende Sigismund Neukomm componeerde een mis ter nagedachtenis van Louis XVI. Jean-Claude Malgoire laat ons dit werk in een prachtige uitboering ontdekken.

   in Choir & Organ (May, 2017)
Sigismund Neukomm (1778-1858), a pupil of Joseph and Michael Haydn, was commissioned to write this Requiem by Prince Tallyrand for performance at St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna, in 1815. Originally written for unaccompanied voices, Neukomm indicated several performance options, and this orchestral version has been prepared from manuscripts in the Bibliothèque Nationale. Beginning with a Marche funèbre for brass and voices, the Requiem itself is primarily harmonically conceived, with effective contrasts of dynamics and textures, but limited contrapuntal writing. This is a world premiere recording, and, judging by the many noises ‘off’, was a single-take recording of a public performance. …

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