Choral Countdown 2014: Your Top 25

April 30, 2014

St. Paul, Minn. — We've celebrated choral music all month long during April, our Voices of Spring month.

But we certainly didn't do it alone; this has been a shared celebration. Early in the month, we asked you, our listeners, to nominate your choral favorites. After assembling a ballot of the top 100, we asked you to vote.

After carefully tabulating those votes, today, we present the top 25 as voted by you.

Listen 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. as we play them on the air, and watch this page as we reveal your top 25:

1. Brahms: German Requiem

2. Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium

3/4. Handel: Messiah

3/4. Gawthrop: Sing Me to Heaven

5. Bach: B Minor Mass

6. Mozart: Requiem

7/8. Biebl: Ave Maria

7/8. Faure: Requiem

9: Randall Thompson: Alleluia

10. Christiansen (arr.): Beautiful Saviour

11. Whitacre: Lux Arumuque

12. Runestad: I Will Lift Mine Eyes

13. Orff: Carmina Burana

14/15. Durufle: Requiem

14/15. Rachmaninoff: Vespers

16. Bach: St. Matthew Passion

17. Paulus: Pilgrims' Hymn

18/19. Clausen: Set Me as a Seal

18/19. Durufle: Ubi Caritas

20. Allegri: Miserere

21/22. Bach: SInget dem Herrn

21/22. Rutter: Gloria

23. Barber: Agnus Dei

24. Britten: War Requiem

25. Lauridsen: Sure on this Shining Night

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