Charlotte Gardner says of the performance: “In a word, faultless […] it’s all spot on: tuning, vocal blend, articulation of text, or shaping and coloring of phrases.” “Behold, some... continued
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Tim Pfaff’s writes of Light and Gold: “If you have to ask yourself whether music that sounds, and feels, this good could actually be that good, you need this music very, very badly”
James Inverne of Gramophone speaks about why British choirs are the best, with a mention of Eric Whitacre. Audio clip of Lux Aurumque.
Time stamp: 1:45:25
“When one is bombarded by so much that is tawdry, shallow and ephemeral, this glowing disc deserves the widest exposure. Simply glorious!”
Ronnie Reich writes “Whitacre’s melodic gifts and ability to mine choruses for varied textures and effects are the real deal.”
The full review can be found in the NJ Star Ledger December 2010.
“Whitacre’s music, here as elsewhere, is inescapably haunting”