Blitz Requiem

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The Bach Choir and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under David Hill, with Emma Tring (soprano), Susanna Spicer (mezzo), Matt Long (tenor) and Robert Davies (baritone).

 

Arvo Pärt: 'Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten'

Thomas Tallis: Hymn

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Vaughan Williams: 'Toward the Unknown Region' 

David Goode 'Blitz Requiem' (world premiere)

(Setting to music the intensely-moving eponymous poem by World War II poet Francis Warner, 'Blitz Requiem' tells his personal stories of this momentous period – in the most famous building to survive the Blitz, St Paul’s Cathedral.)

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