Fauré: Requiem, Masses Basses Cantique, Motets (CD)

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ALC1078
Artist:
Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill

This splendid collection of sacred vocal pieces presents Faure’s most famous devotional work, the Requiem, accompanied by a choice selection of his liturgical pieces. Includes `Cantique de Jean Racine,` written by the composer at age nineteen.

The vocalists of the Westminster Cathedral Choir expertly demonstrate the power and depth of these works.

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Tracklisting:

Fauré:

Requiem, Op. 48

Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Christopher Robinson (organ)

with St John's College Choir, Cambridge

Tantum ergo, Op. 65 No. 2

Messe basse

Maria Mater gratiae Op. 47 No. 2

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Reviews:

Gramophone Magazine

“a charming freshness, and many unmistakeably Faurean touches”

Penguin Guide

“its special quality is it uses boy trebles and male altos...most winning”

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