Haydn - Nelson Mass

Haydn - Nelson Mass

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The Nelson Mass according to Joseph Haydn’s biographer is arguably the composer’s “greatest single composition”.  It is a work that was written at a time of intense fear for the future of Austria, whose citizens were not in the best of spirits. In 1797-1798 Napoleon Bonaparte had defeated the Austrian army in four major battles, even crossing the Alps and threatening Vienna itself.

Track-listing:
1-11. Nelson Mass  

Felicity Lott
Carolyn Watkinson
Maldwyn Davies 
David Wilson-Johnson
The English Concert Choir
The English Concert
Nicholas Parle 
Trevor Pinnock

12–16. St.Nicholas Mass

Nancy Argenta
Catherine Robbin
Michael Schade
Alistair Miles
The English Concert Choir
The English Concert Trevor Pinnock