‘Hymn to the Creator of Light’ // 3rd Movement of ‘The Gift of Life’
A celebration of the living earth, of creation, and of life itself by John Rutter
3. Hymn to the Creator of Light
From ‘The Gift of Life’
A celebration of the living earth, of creation, and of life itself
Composer John Rutter
Conductor John Rutter
Choir The Cambridge Singers
Orchestra Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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“The Gift of Life”
The Gift of Life, is a six-movement choral celebration of the living earth, of creation, and of life itself, offering a kaleidoscope of moods from contemplative and prayerful to majestic and inspirational.
Seven more recordings of recent sacred choral works complete the disc.
John Rutter, English composer and conductor, is associated with choral music throughout the world. His recordings with the Cambridge Singers (the professional chamber choir he set up in 1983) have reached a wide global audience, many of them featuring his own music in definitive versions. Among John’s best-known choral works are Gloria, Requiem, Magnificat, Mass of the Children, and Visions, together with many church anthems, choral songs and Christmas carols.