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    Requiem, A thanksgiving for life
    Requiem, A thanksgiving for life Choral works by Sir Philip Ledger The Choir of Christ's College, Cambridge directed by Sir Philip Ledger* and David Rowland


    Catalogue Number: REGCD305

    Price: 12.77 (inc VAT) / 10.64 (ex VAT)
    Option: N/A
    Stock Status: In-Stock


    Available mid November 2009

    Sir Philip Ledger (1937–2012) was one of the most distinguished British musicians of his generation – He was Director of Music at King’s College, Cambridge, Principal of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and a world-respected accompanist, conductor and composer.

    This is the first recording entirely devoted to his choral compositions and includes the larger-scale work Requiem - A thanksgiving for life.

    This beautiful and easily-accessible music has many admirers across the world.

    ‘The performance… is well-nigh faultess…these are definitive accounts’
    American Record Guide April 2010

    Requiem A thanksgiving for life*
      i     Birth of the soul (2:17) – 2 Requiem aeternam (2:46)
     ii     Kyrie eleison (3:10)
    iii     Thanksgiving hymn (2:50)
    iv     Sanctus (2:11) and 6 Benedictus (2:02)
     v     Agnus Dei (2:00) and 8 Pie Jesu (3:28)
    vi     Final journey of the soul (4:15) – In paradisum (2:31)

    Adam Lay Ybounden (2:29)
    Advent Calendar (2:49)
    A spotless rose (1:46)
    Jesus Christ the apple tree (4:24)
    In the bleak mid-winter (4:44)
    Lie still and slumber (Two lullabies for Christmas)
     i  Hush! my dear, lie still and slumber (3:22) 
    ii Hush you, my baby (4:15)
    Good Christian men, rejoice* (2:01)
    If ye love me (2:46)
    Loving Shepherd of thy sheep (2:40)
    Do not stand at my grave and weep (3:02)
    O Master, let me walk with Thee (3:47)
    Christ's journey (1:35)
    This joyful Eastertide (3:03)

    Total playing time: 70:22

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