C0936. JOSEPH MESSNER Cond. Salzburg Ensemble, w.Hanna Seebach-Ziegler, Jella Braun-Fernwald, Hermann Gallos & Richard Mayr: REQUIEM in d, K.626; Messner Cond. Salzburg Ensemble, w.Maria Keldorfer-Gehmacher, Irma Drummer, Hermann Gallos & Richard Mayr: KRÖNUNGSMESSE in C, K.317 (both Mozart). (Germany) Truesound Transfers 3022, recorded 1931. Transfers by Christian Zwarg.
“[Truesound] transfers have been an absolute revelation to me….Amazingly, Christian Zwarg has managed to unlock the sound of these recordings in such a way as to present [voices] such as I have never heard before. Here the sound has a sheen and glow which is quite beautiful. It is as if an old masterpiece painting has been cleaned and restored, allowing rays of brilliant light to emerge….”
- Davyd Booth, THE RECORD COLLECTOR, 2012