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Magnificat / Requiem

Song NameComposer
RequiemJohn Rutter
- Requiem aeternamJohn Rutter
- Pie JesuJohn Rutter
- SanctusJohn Rutter
Agnus DeiJohn Rutter
- The Lord is my shepherdJohn Rutter
- Lux aeternaJohn Rutter
MagnificatJohn Rutter
- Magnificat anima meaJohn Rutter
- Of a Rose, a lovely RoseJohn Rutter
- Quia fecit mihi magnaJohn Rutter
- Et misericordiaJohn Rutter
- Fecit potentiamJohn Rutter
- EsurientesJohn Rutter
- GloriaJohn Rutter

Directed by John Rutter

This specially-priced CD includes John Rutter's two most often-performed, larger choral works, previously on two separate recordings. The recording represents two sides of Rutter's choral style - the gentle and introspective Requiem, the bright and joyful Magnificat. Requiem was written in 1985, when Rutter was moved by a personal bereavement. Rutter describes it as "a meditation on themes of life and death using a personal compilation of texts.' Magnificat, written in 1990, premiered in Carnegie Hall. "In countries such as Spain, Mexico and Puerto Rico," writes Rutter, "feast days of the Virgin are joyous opportunities for people to take to the streets and celebrate with singing, dancing and processions. These images of outdoor celebration were, I think, somewhere in my mind as I wrote...." - John Rutter

Item code: 7022C | 1 CD | $11.98 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | England

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