Haydn, Joseph (1732–1809)

Academy of Ancient Music

Judith Nelson soprano

Emma Kirkby soprano

Shirley Minty contralto

Carolyn Watkinson contralto

Margaret Cable contralto

Rogers Covey Crump tenor

Martyn Hill tenor

David Thomas bass

The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

Simon Preston conductor

Year: 1978
Catalogue: Decca 455 712 2

About this album

Four of Haydn’s glorious setting of the Mass, headed by the large-scale Saint Cecilia Mass with its elaborate solo arias.

Preston directs an excellent performance with fine contributions from choir and soloists.


On this CD

  • Große Orgelmesse HXXII4 

  • Missa Sanctae Caeciliae HXXII5 

  • Nikolaimesse HXXII6 

  • Missa brevis in F HXXII1

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