Schubert’s Mass in G: Gloria!

After the meditative Kyrie we saw a couple of days ago, Schubert decides to knock the audience off its feet with this:

The stark contrast is intentional, and it gives a taste of the fantastic musical range in this work.

This is a fine energetic young choir, my only critique would be that they should be using “German Latin” with hard “g” sounds, and not “Italian Latin”, which is more familiar to Americans.

 

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