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Episode 2

John Rutter (b.1945): 2/5. John tells Donald Macleod about his affection for his home town of Cambridge as well as his attitude to religion and his sacred choral works.

Donald Macleod is in conversation with John Rutter, one of the world's most successful and popular living composers.

John reveals his affection for his home town of Cambridge and its musical traditions, and discusses with Donald his attitude to religion alongside some of his many sacred choral works.

1 hour

Music Played

  • John Rutter

    Be thou my vision

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers Performer: City of London Sinfonia Performer: John Rutter (conductor)

    • Collegium, CDCD514,.
    • 1.
  • John Rutter

    Hymn to the Creator of Light

    Performer: The Choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral Performer: John Scott (Dir)

    • Hyperion, CDA66994,.
    • 12.
  • John Rutter

    Shadows (Nos.1-IV)

    Performer: Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone) Performer: Stewart French (Guitar)

    • Naxos, 8.557922,.
  • John Rutter

    Wild Wood Carol

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA67245,.
    • 8.
  • John Rutter

    Suite Antique

    Performer: Duke Dobing (flute) Performer: Wayne Marshall (harpsichord) Performer: The City of London Sinfonia Performer: John Rutter (conductor)

    • Collegium, COLCD117,.

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