Stephen Layton

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British choral conductor Stephen Layton has a broad repertoire, but specializes in modern and contemporary works.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
MacMillan: Seven Last Words from the Cross; Cantos Sagrados
1995 MacMillan: Seven Last Words from the Cross; Cantos Sagrados Catalyst
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At Twilight: Chorale Music by Percy Grainger and Edvard Grieg
1995 At Twilight: Chorale Music by Percy Grainger and Edvard Grieg Hyperion
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Britten: Christ's Nativity
1995 Britten: Christ's Nativity Hyperion
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Percy Grainger: Jungle Book
1996 Percy Grainger: Jungle Book Hyperion
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O Magnum Misterium: Twentieth-Century Carols
1996 O Magnum Misterium: Twentieth-Century Carols Hyperion
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John Rutter: Requiem
1997 John Rutter: Requiem Hyperion
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Arvo Pärt: Berliner Mass; Magnificat; Seven Magnificat Antiphons; De Profundis; The Beatitudes
1998 Arvo Pärt: Berliner Mass; Magnificat; Seven Magnificat Antiphons; De Profundis; The Beatitudes Hyperion
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Alexander Grechaninov: Vespers
1999 Alexander Grechaninov: Vespers Hyperion
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Cornelius: The Three Kings and Other Choral Music
2000 Cornelius: The Three Kings and Other Choral Music Hyperion
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Britten: Choral Music
2001 Britten: Choral Music Hyperion
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John Rutter: Music for Christmas
2001 John Rutter: Music for Christmas Hyperion
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Alfred Schnittke: Choir Concerto; Voices of Nature; Minnesang
2002 Alfred Schnittke: Choir Concerto; Voices of Nature; Minnesang Hyperion
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William Walton: Coronation Te Deum and other choral music
2002 William Walton: Coronation Te Deum and other choral music Hyperion
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Arvo Pärt: Triodion
2003 Arvo Pärt: Triodion Hyperion
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The John Tavener Collection
2003 The John Tavener Collection Decca
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All Bright Things
2003 All Bright Things Steve Layton
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John Tavener: Schuon Hymnen; The Second Coming; Exhortations and Kohima; Shûnya
2004 John Tavener: Schuon Hymnen; The Second Coming; Exhortations and Kohima; Shûnya Hyperion
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A Christmas Present from Polyphony
2004 A Christmas Present from Polyphony Hyperion
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The Composer Plays III:  Works for Imaginary Piano
2004 The Composer Plays III: Works for Imaginary Piano Steve Layton
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Darius Milhaud: Choral Works
2004 Darius Milhaud: Choral Works Globe Records
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Morten Lauridsen: Lux aeterna
2005 Morten Lauridsen: Lux aeterna Hyperion
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John Tavener: The Veil of the Temple
2005 John Tavener: The Veil of the Temple Signum Classics
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MacMillan: Seven Last Words from the Cross
2005 MacMillan: Seven Last Words from the Cross Hyperion
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Eric Whitacre: Cloudburst and Other Choral Works
2006 Eric Whitacre: Cloudburst and Other Choral Works Hyperion
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Pierre Villette: Motets
2006 Pierre Villette: Motets Hyperion
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Morten Lauridsen: Nocturnes
2007 Morten Lauridsen: Nocturnes Hyperion
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Bruckner: Mass in E minor; Motets
2007 Bruckner: Mass in E minor; Motets Hyperion
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Poulenc: Gloria; Motets
2008 Poulenc: Gloria; Motets Hyperion
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Handel: Dettingen Te Deum; Zadok the Priest; Organ Concerto No. 14
2008 Handel: Dettingen Te Deum; Zadok the Priest; Organ Concerto No. 14 Hyperion
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Pawel Lukaszewski: Via Crucis
2009 Pawel Lukaszewski: Via Crucis Hyperion
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Handel Chandos Anthems: My Song Shall be Alway - Let God Arise - O Praise the Lord with One Consent
2009 Handel Chandos Anthems: My Song Shall be Alway - Let God Arise - O Praise the Lord with One Consent Hyperion
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Not No Faceless Angel
2009 Not No Faceless Angel Hyperion
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George Frideric Handel: Messiah
2009 George Frideric Handel: Messiah Hyperion
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Baltic Exchange
2010 Baltic Exchange Hyperion
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David Briggs: Mass for Notre Dame
2010 David Briggs: Mass for Notre Dame Hyperion
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Erik Esenwalds: Passion and Resurrection
2011 Erik Esenwalds: Passion and Resurrection Hyperion
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Beyond All Mortal Dreams: American A Cappella
2011 Beyond All Mortal Dreams: American A Cappella Hyperion
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Ugis Praulins: The Nightingale; Daniel Börtz: Nemesis Divina; Etc.
2011 Ugis Praulins: The Nightingale; Daniel Börtz: Nemesis Divina; Etc. OUR Recordings
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Half Monk, Half Rascal: Choeurs a Cappella by Francis Poulenc
2012 Half Monk, Half Rascal: Choeurs a Cappella by Francis Poulenc OUR Recordings
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Herbert Howells: Requiem
2012 Herbert Howells: Requiem Hyperion
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Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
2012 Britten: A Ceremony of Carols Hyperion
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Bach: St. John Passion
2013 Bach: St. John Passion Hyperion
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Handel: Chandos Anthems
2013 Handel: Chandos Anthems Hyperion
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Bach: Christmas Oratorio
2013 Bach: Christmas Oratorio Hyperion
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Karl Jenkins: Motets
2014 Karl Jenkins: Motets Deutsche Grammophon
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Arvo Pärt
2014 Arvo Pärt Hyperion
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Ēriks Ešenvalds: Northern Lights
2015 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Northern Lights Hyperion
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Leighton: Crucifixus
2015 Leighton: Crucifixus Hyperion
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Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Thompson
2015 Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Thompson Hyperion
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Yulefest!
2015 Yulefest! Hyperion
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Howells: Collegium Regale
2016 Howells: Collegium Regale Hyperion
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Stanford: Morning Services in C; Three Motets; Lighten Our Darkness; Etc.
2017 Stanford: Morning Services in C; Three Motets; Lighten Our Darkness; Etc. Hyperion
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Antony Pitts: Missa Unitatis
2018 Antony Pitts: Missa Unitatis Challenge Classics
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Bach: Mass in B minor
2018 Bach: Mass in B minor Hyperion
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Owain Park: Choral Works
2018 Owain Park: Choral Works Hyperion
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Finzi
2019 Finzi Hyperion
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Ikon II
Ikon II Hyperion
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