CD - Martin/Pizzetti - Mass and Missa de Requiem

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Written in 1922, with a devastatingly effective Agnus Dei being added in 1926, Frank Martin's Mass for double choir is a truly wonderful work, combining intensely personal moments of religious contemplation with outbursts of overwhelming glory.
Pizzetti's Messa di Requiem, also composed in 1922, is a work firmly steeped in the Gregorian tradition, Pizzetti weaving an intriguing twentieth-century web over the familiar tunes.
Westminster Cathedral Choir : conductor; James O'Donnell
Recorded in Westminster Cathedral in July 1997
Total duration: 70 minutes
Hyperion CDA67017
Code 10593