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Re: Best Recordings of Beethoven Missa Solemnis op. 123
I am in full agreement with the preceding comments regarding both the greatness of Klemperer's recording and the inadequacy of the egregious Gardiner but am at a loss to understand how anyone could call Janowitz's contribution in the Karajan set "jarring"; her soaring, effulgent soprano in the "Benedictus" constitutes the high-point of the whole thing.
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