Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Is this the most beautiful baritone 'aria' you never heard of?

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The Qui Tollis from Haydn's Paukenmesse - starting about 2:27.

I only happen to know this because I sang tenor in the chorus of this Mass for a school production: one of the most enjoyable choral experiences of my life.

The baritone solo was done by Nigel Townsend, my favourite music teacher, and he sung it beautifully.

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