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There is also an earlier Seiji Ozawa with the Boston Symphony and the New England Conservatory Chorus on RCA Red Seal. It is a very good performance that is still in print at a budget price. The Jochum mentioned is good for an older recording as well.
It is easier to say what I don't like. The one I like the least is by the San Francisco Symphony, Herbert Blomstedt. It won a Grammy by the way. The soloists are only fair; and the singing by the bass is really bad in my opinion. I have tried to listen to it all the way through and I can't.
I'm intersted in the SACD Atlanta/Runckles version on Telarc. Has anyone listened either on the CD or SACD to this version?
Among the four versions I already own, I really like the Slatkin/St. Louis Symphony version. The countertenor sings full voice, which I prefer to the falcetto or very nasally technique usually employed by most of them. The recording is very good as well. I also like the Shaw/Atlanta on Telarc but don't care for the countertenor as much. I agree that the SFSO/Blomstedt version is my least favorite.