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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

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

£11.88

(EM Records)

The Mystery of Christmas
The Mystery of Christmas

£12.30

(Harmonia Mundi)

Light Eternal: The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen
Light Eternal: The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen

£11.88

(Deutsche Grammophon)

Anne Akiko Meyers: Mirror in Mirror
Anne Akiko Meyers: Mirror in Mirror

£11.88

(Avie)