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Morten Lauridsen

Morten Johannes Lauridsen (born February 27, 1943) is an American composer. A National Medal of Arts recipient (2007), he was composer-in-residence of the Los Angeles Master Chorale (1994–2001) and has been a professor of composition at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music for more than 40 years.

In 2006, Lauridsen was named an "American Choral Master" by the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2007 he received the National Medal of Arts from the President in a White House ceremony, "for his composition of radiant choral works combining musical beauty, power and spiritual depth that have thrilled audiences worldwide".

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Recent Lauridsen releases

The Sixteen: 40th Anniversary Collection
The Sixteen: 40th Anniversary Collection

£18.95

(Coro)

The Music of King’s: Choral Music from Cambridge
The Music of King’s: Choral Music from Cambridge

£9.45

(Kings College Cambridge)

American Reflections: 20th- and 21st-Century Choral Music
American Reflections: 20th- and 21st-Century Choral Music

£16.10

(MSR Classics)

Radiance: Choral works by Carr, Lauridsen, Chilcott, Gjeilo, Whitacre
Radiance: Choral works by Carr, Lauridsen, Chilcott, Gjeilo, Whitacre

£12.83

(EM Records)