With Christiane Libor, soprano; Ewa Marciniec, alto; Timothy Bentch, tenor; Wojchiech Gierlach, bass; Jaroslaw Melanowicz, organ; and the Warsaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra. Conducted by Antoni Wit.
…edition of Janacek's eight-movement mass. With an introduction in Czech, German, English, French and Russian. Critical notes in Czech and German. Janacek sketched some of the work in 1920, and returned to full work on the music in 1926. The music sets the Old Church Slavonic text of the Mass. This…
14 music examples. Includes unpublished letters from and to Janacek, interpre- interpretations of the work by Janacek and others.
Tomas Netopil conducts the Prague Philharmonic Choir and Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra.
In eight movements. This version was prepared by Janacek for the December 1927 premiere of the work. The more commonly known version, prepared in 1928 and published in 1930, is available in the critical edition volume Series B, Vol. 5-1. See that volume for introductory material and a critical…
Contents: Symphony No. 2 / Brahms -- Glagolitic Mass / Janacek. With the Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks.
Includes: Nielsen, Commotio, op. 58; Busoni, Scenic Intermezzo from Doktor Faust; Frank Martin, Passacaille; Janacek, Organ Solo from the Glagolitic Mass.
Contents: Glagolitic Mass -- Adagio -- Zdravas Maria -- Otce nas. Edward Gardner conducts the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Choirs. Hybrid SACD.
Janacek encountered the organ often during his life, but wrote sparingly for the instrument. This volume contains three pieces from his Prague studies; two Adagios; and an organ movement from the Glagolitic Mass. With a preface in English, Czech and German.