CD Spotlight. A Very Joyous Disc - Brahms arranged by Kenneth Woods impresses Alice McVeigh. '... this is an excellent performance representing a useful, joyful and even inspired addition to the orchestral repertoire.'
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Baritone and concert director Julius Stockhausen was born in Paris on 22 July 1826. One of the first of a new class of singer specialising in oratorio and recitals. Brahms wrote the baritone part in Ein Deutsches Requiem and the Magelone-Romanzen for Stockhausen. Stockhausen died in Frankfurt on 22 September 1906.