TT: 108:56 Performance ***** Sound ***** Between 1796 and 1798, when Haydn composed The Creation… by Lance » Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:18 pm, Post I have lots of Münchinger and have never been disappointed. What are the chances of that? The Frieburger Barockorchestra and conductor René Jacobs, who were not at their best in their recent Mozart Symphony recording, sound absolutely at home in Haydn, playing with full vigor and sublime expression in this overwhelming oratorio. Haydn’s Creation – Soprano Chorus Rehearsal Aid. by TopoGigio » Tue Oct 21, 2008 8:19 am, Post Haydn - The Creation (Monteverdi Choir/English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner) John Eliot Gardiner manages to coax out the sinewy intensity of the opening from one of Haydn's most free-form and experimental works. Video mix was done live and projected onto a large screen above the performers. ... but with so much competition readily available it’s just not the best you can do. In writing The Creation, Haydn referred mainly to the German version of the words, so it’s arguable that every collection needs a recording in that language. by Lance » Fri Apr 18, 2008 9:18 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. Elisabeth Grummer (soprano), Josef Traxel (tenor), Gottlob Frick (bass)Der Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin & Die Berliner Symphoniker, Karl ForsterWarner Classics 723 5442. 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. Haydn had both German and English texts of the libretto before him when he wrote The Creation. Live recording of Haydn - Creation. An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon. This extraordinary recording of Haydn's The Creation may just be Christopher Hogwood's best release of anything. I tend to prefer HIP recordings for Haydn, so my vote goes for Pinnock. Anyway, what few recordings I have of Paul Sacher have been memorable, especially his collaborations with Clara Haskil, Dinu Lipatti, Maurice André, and Mstislav Rostropovich. The sound is vivid too, especially in high-resolution download format. About 180 performers participated in the Viennese premiere of The Creation. 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. Recorded in Cologne … by Espri » Tue Jun 03, 2008 3:03 pm, Post Haydn’s Creation – Soprano Chorus Rehearsal Aid. It was this retranslation (which was in fact full of inaccuracies and grammatical errors) that Handel used in creating alternate text settings when the two languages couldn't be musically reconciled. by TopoGigio » Thu Apr 24, 2008 9:43 am, Post Offer,Haydn: The Creation. Listen to a special binaural recording of a live performance from the BBC Proms 2019. by sfbugala » Wed Apr 30, 2008 12:26 am, Post 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. Take scholar/pianist Charles Rosen, for example. by Chalkperson » Tue Apr 15, 2008 5:33 pm, Post by slofstra » Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:28 pm, Post It comes from the most famous of the New World’s period ensembles, led by their irrepressible music director, Martin Pearlman. SURPRISE! And yet it has a glowing authenticity all its own, not least because of its wonderfully ripe-toned, expressive soloists. The best examples of Haydn's gloriously imaginative and enduringly popular oratorio, The Creation, on disc January 1, 2021 at 8:33 am The best recording of Haydn’s Creation Paul McCreesh (conductor) Sandrine Piau (soprano), Miah Persson (soprano), Mark Padmore (tenor), Peter Harvey (baritone), Neal Davies (bass); Gabrieli Consort & Players This popular and approachable work has incarnations in both German and English, having been published in 1800 in both languages. For the Nelson Mass, I have two recordings - the previously mentioned recording by Willcocks, and then I also have Trevor Pinnock's recording. Even for a benevolent group, these things can get way out of hand. Haydn The Creation. While there are quite a few recordings, this is certainly NOT an overly recorded composition. The recording itself is excellent. Could be the Sacher Foundation lays low to avert countless peoples and art groups/composers, etc., coming to them for monetary support. Already have an account with us? by Chalkperson » Sun May 18, 2008 3:41 pm, Post Alleluya! The orchestral playing is gracefully pointed, and the stereo sound is satisfyingly full-bodied. Here is what Robbins Landon says: "Haydn spent almost the whole of 1797 and 1798 on the composition of The Creation. You mean if I got this one, I would have a top notch recording that neither chalkie or lance own. If what you want is Hadyn filtered through the late nineteenth century, this is a fine performance, and the singers and orchestra are the very best. Consequently, and rightly, the English version has been considered inferior and is rarely used. Let every thing that has breath praise the Lord! 24 FLAC Discount 2 CDs. The best recordings of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos; The Creation. Telarc 80298 - Robert Shaw/Atlanta Symphony (in English), Phonographe 5029/30 - Clemens Krauss/Vienna Philharmonic (r. 1942), Philips 446.175 - Eugen Jochum/Bavarian Radio Orchestra, DGG 449.761 - Herbert von Karajan/Berlin Philharmonic. 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. Register now to continue reading Thank you for visiting Gramophone and making use of our archive of more than 50,000 expert reviews, features, awards and blog articles. 46. 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. An excellent choice if you favour modern instruments and truly timeless solo singing. Post 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. Believe-it-or-not, I'm looking to acquire a CD recording of Haydn's great oratorio. But Karajan’s approach to the score often has a juggernaut-like quality which seems pompous and grandiose compared to rival versions. Miah Persson and Peter Harvey repay the investment with a fresh, bright account of their duet ‘Graceful consort’. by Lance » Tue Oct 21, 2008 1:47 pm, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 54 guests. by Lance » Mon Oct 20, 2008 11:59 pm, Post Tenor Mark Padmore (as Uriel) matches Davies in verbal acuity, and soprano Sandrine Piau is a vibrant Gabriel. 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