Brahms's German Requiem

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The British triumphed over the Americans in a recent survey of the world's Top 20 Choirs in Gramophone magazine. But WQXR wants to know which country you think has the better choruses. You told us you preferred the Monteverdi Choir's recording of Johannes Brahms's German Requiem Op. 45 - and we played it at noon.


Sample excerpts from the two recordings:

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Robert Spano, conductor:

Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique; Monteverdi Choir; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor: