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Bernstein Mass (2004, Berlin) Jerry Hadley
Composer: Bernstein
Lyricist: Bernstein-Schwartz
Hadley, Jerry/Anderson, June

Price: $19.95

Audio CD
HARMONIA MUNDI


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CD Mass Jerry Hadley

Jerry Hadley - Tenor
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin DSO
Kent Nagano - Conductor

Dona nobis pacem – Peace and Love!
Woodstock, Nixon and the Vietnam War were undoubtedly underlying influences on the increasingly oppressive dramaturgy of this incredible ‘Theatre Piece' composed in memory of J. F. Kennedy. ‘What's a Jewish boy like you doing writing a Mass?', Bernstein was asked at the premiere in September 1971. Perhaps the answer lies with the ‘Celebrant', the central figure in this work originally performed by 200 singers, instrumentalists and dancers, a piece at the crossroads between religions – and at the stylistic crossroads between classical, jazz, folk, blues, and rock – which today is still as relevant as ever.

This title was released for the first time in 2004.


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