John Rutter is understandably one of the most famous living composer’s today. His music has an immediate appeal, is beautifully constructed and memorable.
This download features two of his most enduring and endearing pieces, the Requiem and Magnificat, in the acclaimed Collegium recording conducted by the composer. Since the recording first appeared in 1985, the Requiem has been performed again and again all over the world. The Magnificat was premiered in New York in 1990 and has similarly enjoyed immense popularity ever since. This, the first recording of each work, offers the composer’s own definitive interpretations.
‘Memorable and ineffably lovely.’
"Memorable and ineffably lovely."