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LEIGHTON, K.: Missa de Gloria / Et Resurrexit / Hymn Fantasies (Morris)


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LEIGHTON, K.: Missa de Gloria / Et Resurrexit / Hymn Fantasies (Morris)

Kenneth Leighton was one of Britain’s most important 20th-century composers, best known for his organ, choral and orchestral works. His style is a distinctive mix of melodic lyricism, masterly counterpoint and dynamic rhythmic energy. Et Resurrexit builds into a cataclysmic climax, symbolizing the soul’s struggle for belief in Christ’s resurrection, while his Hymn Fantasies abound in fascinating polyphony. Missa de Gloria ‘Dublin Festival Mass’, based on an ancient plainchant from the Sarum rite for Easter Sunday, uses the full resources and colours of the solo organ to express the drama and mystery of the Catholic liturgy. Greg Morris, Associate Organist at London’s Temple Church, performs widely throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.

Leighton, Kenneth

  Et Resurrexit, Op. 49
1.   Theme 00:02:51
2.   Fantasy 00:05:48
3.   Fugue 00:08:44
  6 Fantasies on Hymn Tunes, Op. 72 (excerpts)
4.   No. 4. St Columba 00:02:59
5.   No. 5. Veni Emmanuel 00:05:53
6.   No. 6. Hanover 00:03:31
  Missa de Gloria, Op. 82, "Dublin Festival Mass"
7.   Kyrie 00:05:16
8.   Gloria 00:09:56
9.   Credo 00:07:37
10.   Sanctus 00:05:33
11.   Agnus Dei 00:06:04
12.   Ite missa est 00:05:39

Total Playing Time: 01:09:51

Leighton, Kenneth

Morris, Greg

Label: Naxos

Series: Organ Encyclopedia

Genre: Instrumental

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572601

Barcode: 747313260171

Physical Release: 05/2011

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