An accomplished performance of Faure's requiem by the Christ Church School Choir which suffers only from a lack of balance that could be attributed either to the choir or to the mix. For the most part, the boy sops dominate a little too much but the rest of the choir shine through the recording under the direction of Christopher Argent and with some competent organ work from Timothy Noon who takes the place of the composers intended instrumental ensemble. This arrangement allows the choir to breathe but I find the organ tiresome after a while. The Messe Basse has a few more rough spots from the boys but on the whole it is a recording which draws you back for more, and I think I attribute that more to the organ playing than to anything else.
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