View all recordings of works by this composerChanson eloignee (1)
Les Chansons des Roses (3)
Lux Aeterna (3)
Madrigali - Six 'Fire Songs' on Italian Renaissance Poems (3)
Magnum Mysterium (arr. Grant Gershon, Morten Lauridsen) (1)
Mid-Winter Songs (2)
O Love Be Fed With Apples While You May (2)
O magnum mysterium (arr. for Wind Band) (1)
O magnum mysterium (35)
O nata lux (6)
Sure on This Shining Night (version for violin and piano) (1)
Sure on This Shining Night (2)
Ubi caritas et amor (1)
Ya eres mia (1)
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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