Geistliche Lieder - German Romantic Choral Music
The Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge / David Rowland
REGCD 417 - 0802561041726
Rarely-recorded choral works by Rheinberger, Wolf, Liszt, and Brahms give an overview of the wide range of styles in nineteenth century German choral music, from the austere polyphony of Brahms’ motets for upper voices, to the rich, chromatic writing of Hugo Wolf. Concludes with one of Brahms’ best-loved sacred choral works, Geistliches Lied.