Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Victoria de los Angeles: Laudate Dominum by Mozart

Victoria de los Angeles sings the Laudate Dominum (Psalm 117),composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with Yehudi Menuhin conducting the Bath Festival Orchestra,and Temple Church Choir.

Temple Church, London as a recording venue,1964,for Victoria de los Angeles with the Bath Festival Orchestra, and Temple Church Choir:

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Victoria de los Angeles was a singer whose charismatic personality and knockdown charm secured her a vast public, but in the process sometimes obscured that her deep musicality, remarkable technical accomplishment, catholicity of taste and — above all — a lyric soprano voice of unsurpassed beauty must cause her to be rated among the greatest singers of the second half of the 20th century.


Should you wish to check out Lucia Popp's Laudate Dominum, just follow the link.