Mozart: Requiem, Bruckner: Te Deum

Armstrong, Baker, Gedda, Fischer-Dieskau
English Chamber Orchestra
John Alldis Choir

This 1969 New Philharmonia recording of Anton Bruckner’s massive C major Te Deum (originally coupled with Bach’s Magnificat) was Barenboim’s first foray into the music of a composer he would often conduct with distinction, not least in his 1970s symphony series with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.