A masterpiece of the French choral repertoire performed by one of the world’s great choirs
“[A] charming freshness, and many unmistakeably Faurean touches.”
[I]ts special quality is it uses boy trebles and male altos… most winning”
This splendid collection of sacred vocal pieces presents FaurÃ©’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.