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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 (19942001) 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

Anne Akiko Myers: Shining Night
Anne Akiko Myers: Shining Night

£9.62

(Avie)

Sing Joyfully: Contemporary Choral Music from Ardingly College
Sing Joyfully: Contemporary Choral Music from Ardingly College

£13.25

(Stone Records)

Minutes from Centuries: Works by Gastoldi, Schubert, Karat, Sting and others
Minutes from Centuries: Works by Gastoldi, Schubert, Karat, Sting and others

£13.25

(Genuin)

Over the Rainbow
Over the Rainbow

£13.25

(Convivium)