Classical Sunday: Wagner’s Liebesmahl der Apostel

“I designed a great choral scene, selecting the apostolic Pentecost with the outpouring of the Holy Ghost as its subject.”

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Richard Wagner – Das Liebesmahl der Apostel (for male chorus and orchestra)

Das Liebesmahl der Apostel – biblical scene for male chorus & orchestra
Written by Richard Wagner in 1843

Performed by the Ambrosian Male Voice Chorus and the Symphonica of London, conducted by Wyn Morris

Of Das Liebesmahl der Apostel (Love-feast of the Apostles), composed between May 14 and June 16, 1843, Wagner wrote, “I designed a great choral scene, selecting the apostolic Pentecost with the outpouring of the Holy Ghost as its subject.”

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