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Loewe: Jan Hus [2 CDs]

Loewe: Jan Hus [2 CDs]

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In 1841, Carl Loewe created his oratorio about the Bohemian theologian Jan (or Johann) Hus (or Huss) as a kind of "opera without a scene". A good 100 years before the appearance of the reformer Martin Luther, Hus had taken a hard stance on the official church and was burned at the stake on July 6, 1415 in Constance after being condemned by the council. Carl Loewe created the work to a libretto by August Zeune and premiered it on December 16, 1841 in and with the Berliner Singakademie. The rarely performed work deserves more attention and is now finally available in a premiere recording with the Arcis Vocalisten and the Baroque Orchestra L'arpa festante conducted by Thomas Gropper.

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Product Description:


  • Release Date: July 21, 2023


  • UPC: 4260330917201


  • Catalog Number: OC1720


  • Label: Oehms Classics


  • Number of Discs: 2


  • Composer: Carl Loewe


  • Performer: Monika Mauch, Ulrike Malotta, Georg Poplutz, Dominik Worner, Arcis-Vocalisten Munchen, Barockorchest