EACH JUBILANT CHORD
Musical settings of Thomas Traherne
Philip Ledger (1937-2012)
Philip Ledger, born at Bexhill on Sea, was an academic, performer and composer, best known for having been Director of Music at King’s College, Cambridge.
Requiem, A Thanksgiving for Life
Composed in 2007 and first performed by the Choir of Christ Church, Christiana Hundred, Delaware, USA on 4 November, 2007, this contains words from ‘Innocence’, Centuries III,4 and ‘An Hymn upon St Bartholomew’s Day’.
Recorded: “Requiem”, the Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge, directed by Sir Philip Ledger (RGDC305)