JOHANN DAVID HEINICHEN (1683-1729): Missae No. 11 in D (Christine Wolff [soprano], Patrick Van Goethem [alto], Uwe Stickert [tenor], Jochen Kupfer [bass]) and No. 12 in D (Monika Frimmer [soprano], Kai Wessel [alto], Hermann Oswald [tenor], Andreas Scheibner, Egbert Junghanns [bass]).
Catalogue Number: 06Q021
Format: CD reissue
Description: His last two masses (1728) highlight Heinichen's forward-looking use of the orchestra, both as a body and as a source of wind and brass instruments adding color to vocal and choral sections. Viennese Classicism seems closer than it actually was. Dresden Chamber Choir, Dresden Baroque Orchestra; Hans-Christoph Rademann. Original 2001 and 2002 releases.