KENNETH LEIGHTON (1929-1988): Missa de Gloria "Dublin Festival Mass", Op. 82, 6 Fantasies on Hymn Tunes, Op. 72, Et Resurrexit, Op. 49.
Catalogue Number: 06M082
Description: A mix of melodic lyricism, masterly counterpoint and, especially in the big, 40-minute organ mass from 1980, organ color and dynamic rhythmic energy (although the Resurrexit builds to its own impressive, grand climax too). Greg Morris (organ of Blackburn Cathedral).