Wednesday, August 7, 2013

For the Dog Days

I was hankering after some Sigismund Neukomm, whose two-voice Mass in C was the first polyphony my siblings and I cut our teeth on.  Unfortunately, the only version I could find on YouTube was painfully slow and over-vibratoed.  It must be the heat.

So, if we're doing to do things like that, I figured we might as well go whole-hog ...


  1. Beautiful. It actually sounds kind of Russian at times, although the German sound is predominant.

    1. Yeah. I kept thinking Mozart at various moments--very dark Mozart, obviously--but then, Mozart was Austrian, wasn't he?