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Morten Lauridsen: Lux aeterna - Polyphony (choir, chorus); Britten Sinfonia; Stephen Layton (conductor)
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  1. Lux aeterna, for chorus & orchestra
  2. Madrigali, 6 Fire Songs on Italian Renaissance poems, for chorus
  3. Ave Maria, for chorus
  4. Ubi Caritas Et Amor, for chorus
  5. O Magnum Mysterium, for chorus
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Despite the wide geographical separation between the music's point of origin and that of the performers -- Morten Lauridsen is based in southern California, while Polyphony and its conductor Stephen Layton are as English as they come, with a profound knowledge of the acoustic qualities of London's churches -- this disc represents an ideal match of music to performing forces. Polyphony has specialized in the accessible sort of contemporary choral music, with a warm sound attuned to the ethos of reassurance yet a deliberate ...

Morten Lauridsen: Lux aeterna 2005, Hyperion

UPC: 034571174495