Wilfred Josephs - Requiem - Recent Release
Wilfred Josephs' REQUIEM was given its premiere at La Scala, Milan in 1963 under the direction of Carlo Maria Giulini. It is a work that has not had many performances around the world, but at the same time it is a work that was, for a time, widely regarded as a very important composition. Scored for solo baritone, string quintet, chorus and orchestra, it is an intensely moving work, especially when one considers the composer's impetus in writing it.
Released on Lyrita Recorded Edition, Lyrita's website notes:
Still widely regarded as one of Josephs’ most important works, his Requiem Op.39…