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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

When David Heard: English & American Choral Masterpieces of the 20th Century
When David Heard: English & American Choral Masterpieces of the 20th Century

£13.25

(Stone Records)

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

£15.16

(Coro)

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

£7.09

(Kings College Cambridge)

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

£16.10

(MSR Classics)