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Fauré: Requiem
John Carol Case, Gabriel Faure, David Willcocks
Fauré: Requiem
Genre: Classical
 
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All Artists: John Carol Case, Gabriel Faure, David Willcocks, Cambridge King's College Choir, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Bob Chilcott
Title: Fauré: Requiem
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Angel Records
Release Date: 6/8/1993
Genre: Classical
Styles: Opera & Classical Vocal, Historical Periods, Early Music
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 077776471525

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Possibly the best performance
Carlos Gonzalez | COCONUT CREEK, FL USA | 12/17/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Faure's Requiem is one of my favorite pieces. I have several different versions of it on CD and have even performed it myself with choir and orchestra (I am a tenor).
Based on the excellent reviews I went ahead and purchased this version and I am listening to it as I write this review.
This is definitely the clearest and cleanest performance of this requiem I have heard yet. I enthusiastically recommend it.
If you like Faure, also try Pelleas & Melisande. The Deutsche Grammophon version with Seiji Ozawa is very good. I had lost my tape and decided to purchase the CD recently. It comes with one of the best chorus versions of the Pavane (the one on this Requiem CD is very good but instrumental only)."
Flawless
P. Willson | United States | 10/11/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have been sampling other performances of the beautiful, moving Requiem, but there simply is no other as pure, and perfectly balanced -- the sorrow and darkness of grief is here, but unlike other requiems, in a way that touches the heart gently, lightly, and soothes the pain of loss. When you hear this recording, you somehow know that death is not the end."