A German Requiem

Johannes Brahms, Andrew Lewis

Record Details

Classical (Choral, Sacred)

Johannes Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem (‘A German Requiem’), Op. 45 (1871 London Version) — Sung in a new English translation prepared by Lara Hoggard that fits the original German declamation and with the piano four-hands accompaniment written by Brahms himself.

Michelle Areyzaga, soprano, Hugh Russell, baritone, Madeline Slettedahl, piano,
Craig Terry, piano, Bella Voce, chorus — with Biblical lyrics adapted by Lara Hoggard, and under the artistic direction of Andrew Lewis.

1. I. Blest are they who are sorrowful
2. II. For mortal flesh is as the grass 
3. III. Lord, teach me to know the measure of my days on earth
4. IV. How lovely are Thy dwellings
5. V. You now are sorrowful
6. VI. For we have on earth no abiding place
7. VII. Blessed are the dead

Michelle Areyzaga, soprano (5)
Hugh Russell, baritone (3, 6)
Madeline Slettedahl, piano
Craig Terry, piano
Bella Voce, chorus
Producers: Andrew Lewis (executive), Brian Streem, Hudson Fair (1–4 6–7), Paul Nicholson
Engineers: Hudson Fair, Ryan Albrecht, Paul Grigoni
Editors: Ryan Albrecht, Hudson Fair
Mixing: Hudson Fair
Recorded: 8–11 January 2018 1–4 6–7, 14 September 2018 5 at St Luke’s Episcopal Church,
Evanston, IL, US