Rutter: Mass of the Children & other sacred music

Rutter's Mass of the Children was written in response to a desire to compose a work that would bring children and adults together, in the same way that performances of Britten's War Requiem had done for him when a school chorister. In five movements, the work has rapidly been taken up by choirs the world over. Also on the album are several previously unrecorded anthems and motets.

COLCD129  77 minutes 54 seconds
'The performances are excellent, the Cambridge Singers fresh-toned and sensitive to direction, the City of London Sinfonia playing with skill. And, whatever else might be said about Rutter’s music, it ...