Schubert: Messe in As. carus music

Franz Schubert

Mass in A flat major

D 678


Schubert did not have it easy with the Mass in A flat major, a work which he revisited again and again over a long period. He responded to the obvious challenge of combining artistic aspirations with liturgical functionality by employing a concise interweaving of the choir and vocal soloists, and avoiding the usual formulae found in mass settings. Although in Schubert’s own revision many artistic details and tonal differentiations were sacrificed, the mass still presents a musical challenge for all performers, both singers and instrumentalists.

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Performers: Andrea Lauren Brown (Soprano), Ruth Sandhoff (Alto), Andreas Karasiak (Tenore), Tobias Berndt (Basso) – Stuttgarter Kantorei, Stiftsphilharmonie Stuttgart – Kay Johannsen


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Kay Johannsen Personal details


Stiftsphilharmonie Stuttgart Personal details
Stuttgarter Kantorei Personal details

Soloist - soprano

Andrea Lauren Brown Personal details

Soloist - alto

Ruth Sandhoff Personal details

Soloist - tenor

Andreas Karasiak Personal details

Soloist - bass

Tobias Berndt Personal details


Franz Schubert Personal details