Choral Works by Berlioz and Gabrieli
Aled Jones examines Berlioz's use of space and sonority in his Requiem Mass. Plus a celebration of Giovanni Gabrieli's choral music to mark the 400th anniversary of his death.
Aled Jones examines how Berlioz's fascination with the use of space and sonority, fired his imagination in his large scale Requiem Mass, a celebration of another great choral innovator, Giovanni Gabrieli, to mark the 400th anniversary of his death. There's also news of the Gabrieli Consort, who celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2012, under the baton of their musical director Paul McCreesh.