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Schütz’s creative life closed with his ‘Schwanengesang’, the Opus Ultimum, 11 double-choir works including the complete setting of Psalm 119. This double-CD from Collegium Vocale Ghent and Concerto Palatino enthrals, with superb interpretations and glorious depths of sound from choir and instruments in a wondrously lively recording. Subtle, profound, utterly energised, Philippe Herreweghe’s intricately detailed direction, enabled by a brilliant team, is in a league apart.

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