I have several on LP, one on CD (mono only). Involving and immersive stuff. His version is graceful and elegant, and sounds completely natural -- it could easily become the standard English version. The best recordings of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos; The Creation. Non-classical music subjects are to be posted in the Corner Pub. An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon. It is a deeply spiritual performance. If you find a recording that foregrounds the continuo in that closing Presto, this is a right belter. Since I see this was started a while back, did you buy a CD, ↳   ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007, ↳   ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007, ↳   ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006, ↳   ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006, ↳   ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05. Even for a benevolent group, these things can get way out of hand. by Sylph » Tue Oct 21, 2008 8:42 am, Post DDD. Tenor Mark Padmore (as Uriel) matches Davies in verbal acuity, and soprano Sandrine Piau is a vibrant Gabriel. by slofstra » Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:15 pm, Post You mean if I got this one, I would have a top notch recording that neither chalkie or lance own. It is Robert Shaw's and Alice Parker's revised translation of the libretto, probably the best translation available. by Lance » Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:05 am, Post Haydn String Quartets, op. The closing chorus – ‘Praise the Lord, uplift your voices!’ in McCreesh’s rendering – caps the performance gloriously, the choir exhilaratingly uninhibited and unanimous despite their number, the soloists communicating an infectious enthusiasm at the ‘new-created world’ around them. (sung in German) Sun Hae Im (soprano), Jan Kobow (tenor), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass) VokalEnsemble Köln, Capella Augustina, Andreas Spering. by slofstra » Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:49 pm, Post by Espri » Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:29 am, Post Once again showing Haydn’s penchant for brevity when necessary, this 15 minuter still only comes to life in the finale. I can't really specify a favourite, as it's not a work I know at all. The Haydn 2032 project from Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico take a break from their ongoing symphony cycle (shared with the Kammerorchester Basel) into a slightly different territory, with a recording of “Die Schöpfung” (“The Creation”). Haydn The Creation. Recording of the Week, Stunning new Haydn Creation from Paul McCreesh. The choirs of the Gabrieli Consort and Chetham’s Chamber Choir totalled 91 singers, and the period instrument orchestra included double trumpets and timpani, plus triple woodwind. By entering your details, you are agreeing to Classical Music terms and conditions and privacy policy. SURPRISE! What are the chances of that? TT: 108:56 Performance ***** Sound ***** Between 1796 and 1798, when Haydn composed The Creation… The soloists are finely matched, and Harry Christophers directs stylishly. The London Symphonies, Vol 1 (Nos 95, 96, 98, 102, 103, 104) Haydn composed twelve London Symphonies and several of them are among his best works. by Lance » Tue Oct 21, 2008 1:47 pm, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 54 guests. by Lance » Tue Apr 15, 2008 2:41 pm, Post The best examples of Haydn's gloriously imaginative and enduringly popular oratorio, The Creation, on disc, Paul McCreesh (conductor) Sandrine Piau (soprano), Miah Persson (soprano), Mark Padmore (tenor), Peter Harvey (baritone), Neal Davies (bass); Gabrieli Consort & PlayersDeutsche Grammophon 477 7361. I have several. Jochum had some of the finest singers of the 1950s performing as soloists (the recording was made at a live performance on April 28, 1951 in Munich). Haydn's "The Creation" - best CD recordings? Buy this recording from the following outlets: Sun Hae Im (soprano), Jan Kobow (tenor), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass)VokalEnsemble Köln, Capella Augustina/Andreas SperingNaxos 8.557380-81. Gundula Janowitz, Christa Ludwig, Fritz Wunderlich, Werner Krenn, Walter Berry, Dietrich Fischer-DieskauWiener Singverein & Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von KarajanDG 4497612. References to shortcomings and mistakes in the attribution or arrangement of documents are welcome at any time. This extraordinary recording of Haydn's The Creation may just be Christopher Hogwood's best release of anything. Joseph Haydn Part 2 - And the Spirit of God. It is becoming increasingly fashionable to claim that The Seasons contains a higher proportion of top rate Haydn than The Creation. The present regulations are subject to modification, I wanted to bring up this thread again because I have been listening to a "cheapy" two-CD set of excerpts from Haydn's. by Lance » Mon Oct 20, 2008 11:59 pm, Post Could be the Sacher Foundation lays low to avert countless peoples and art groups/composers, etc., coming to them for monetary support. He also scores by hiring separate soloists for Eve and Adam, parts often doubled by the soprano and bass who sing the archangels Gabriel and Raphael. Haydn ’s vivid musical portrait of the Biblical creation story up to the creation of Adam and Eve is direct yet charmingly apt. I have lots of Münchinger and have never been disappointed. XXI:2), and considered by many to be one of his masterpieces. by TopoGigio » Mon May 19, 2008 9:29 pm, Post Save when you subscribe today and get your magazine + CD delivered direct to your door from the UK! Taking in more Haydn & Handel is an issue I've long been dealing with. I don't have that one, but based on my knowledge of Münchinger's Bach's works in that marvelous 10-CD Decca CD boxed set [455.783], his Haydn "The Creation" would be extraordinary. McCreesh modified the English text for this recording to address its acknowledged errors and infelicities. Haydn’s The Creation Considered as one of Joseph Haydn’s most profound classical works, The Creation will have Durban audiences in good cheer at the Playhouse Company’s Grand Opera Theatre this festive season on the 20th of December at 15h00 for only one spectacular performance open to the public. Recorded in Cologne … 2821. It will come as a shock to anyone who knows, and has been disappointed by, his anemic interpretations of the symphonies. by Lance » Thu Apr 17, 2008 1:49 pm, Post That actually helps to clarify Haydn’s intricately interwoven choral writing further, and little is lost in terms of communicative impact. HAYDN The Creation Sandrine Piau, Miah Persson, sopranos; Mark Padmore, tenor; Peter Harvey, baritone; Neal Davies, bass; Chetham's Chamber Choir, Gabrieli Consort of Players; Paul McCreesh Archiv 477 7361 (2 CDs). This popular and approachable work has incarnations in both German and English, having been published in 1800 in both languages. Joseph Haydn: The Creation - As Kapellmeister to Prince Esterházy, Haydn composed numerous instrumental works and various operas, as well as making important contributions to the genre of church music, including fourteen Latin masses, of which only twelve are authentic or complete; these are complemented by motets and offertories, two important Te Deum settings, two Salve Reginas, a … Elisabeth Grummer (soprano), Josef Traxel (tenor), Gottlob Frick (bass)Der Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin & Die Berliner Symphoniker, Karl ForsterWarner Classics 723 5442. The skull story is pretty interesting, we had a thread about it sometime ago...so Topo, you love searching our vaults so see if you can find it... At this late stage in my life, I'd get along just as well with the old 2-LP Bernstein set (doubtless, it's long since reen reissued on CD). The orchestral playing is gracefully pointed, and the stereo sound is satisfyingly full-bodied. by Lance » Sat May 17, 2008 8:52 pm, Post Read more reviews of the latest Haydn recordings here, Find out more about Haydn and his works here. Recommended recording: Gabrieli Consort & Players/Paul McCreesh DG Archiv 477 7361 Haydn was adamant, though, that The Creation should be sung in the language of its listeners, and approved translations into a number of languages. It comes from the most famous of the New World’s period ensembles, led by their irrepressible music director, Martin Pearlman. And in this seminal 2006 recording, Paul McCreesh employed a similar number. His binding together of choir, soloists and orchestra is masterly, and his sharp, incisive instincts for 18th-century idiom are refreshingly free of the tics and mannerisms that most of the rival period instrument versions exhibit. Video mix was done live and projected onto a large screen above the performers. 46. Haydn's masses are wonderful. This Berlin recording (of the German text of The Creation) was made nearly 60 years ago, long before the period instrument movement caught up with Haydn. Alleluya! 1732 – 1809. Live multi-camera recording of a concert featuring Haydn Creation. DES HERREN RUHM, ER BLEIBT IN EWIGKEIT! Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809) The Creation (sung in German) (1798) [96:09] Amanda Forsythe (soprano) ... [69:22 + 27:21] This delicious new recording of The Creation is a real treat. The first of Herbert von Karajan’s two commercial recordings of The Creation is famous for its stellar soloists, particularly the superlative tenor Fritz Wunderlich. This performance of Haydn's Creation is top notch. And yet it has a glowing authenticity all its own, not least because of its wonderfully ripe-toned, expressive soloists. by Chalkperson » Tue Apr 15, 2008 3:33 pm, Post by Chris O'Reilly. by dulcinea » Tue Apr 29, 2008 1:18 pm, Post About 180 performers participated in the Viennese premiere of The Creation. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Creation_%28Haydn%29, http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-140446166.html?Q=, http://www2.deutschegrammophon.com/spec ... eesh-haydn. by sfbugala » Wed Apr 30, 2008 12:26 am, Post Purchase on Amazon Take scholar/pianist Charles Rosen, for example. by Gary » Sat Apr 19, 2008 6:13 am, Post The Creation (German: Die Schöpfung) is an oratorio written between 1797 and 1798 by Joseph Haydn (Hob. 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