“The Faure is reverentially tender...the chorus eagerly responsive and so perfectly blended.”
“Giulini responds sympathetically to Faure's emphasis of the word 'requiem' itself in five of the seven movements, and guides the Philharmonia Choir with a strong a sure hand. The very opening prayer is heavy and burdened, with a gravity that is never over-emphatic…Giulini's is a full-bloodedly Romantic performance. It is a characteristic performance, scrupulous, effective but quite without showiness.”
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