Mozart – Great mass in C minor, KV 427 (John Eliot Gardiner)

Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, K. 427/417a. Filmed at the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona, in December 1991. Soloists: Barbara Bonney, Soprano; Anne Sofie von Otter, Mezzo-soprano; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Tenor; Alastair Miles, Bass.

Kyrie:

  • Kyrie: chorus and soprano

Gloria:

  • Gloria in excelsis Deo: chorus
  • Laudamus te: soprano
  • Gratias agimus tibi; chorus
  • Domine Deus: sopranos I and II
  • Qui tollis: double choir
  • Quoniam tu solus: sopranos I and II
  • Jesu Christe: chorus
  • Cum Sancto Spiritu: chorus

Credo:

  • Credo in unum Deum: chorus
  • Et incarnatus est: soprano I

Sanctus:

  • Sanctus: double choir
  • Benedictus qui venit: quartet and double chorus

Barbara Bonney, Soprano.
Anne Sofie von Otter, Mezzo-soprano.
Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Tenor.
Alastair Miles, Bass.

Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists
Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner

Great Mass in C minor (German: Große Messe in c-Moll), K. 427/417a, is the common name of the last musical setting of the mass by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He composed it in Vienna in 1782 and 1783, when he was no longer a church musician of the Salzburg Cathedral.

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