Choral music by Gounod

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We celebrate the 200th anniversary of Charles Gounod's birth in 2018! If we take stock of the French Romantic composer's sacred choral works, it is the tremendous variety of his output which impresses. Not only are the pieces completely different in extent and scoring – the palette ranges from short motets to larger works such as the Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile or the Requiem in C – but they are also written in quite different styles.