Kenneth Leighton

Kenneth Leighton

1929 - 1988


Read about Kenneth Leighton in Wikipedia.

Another brief biography.

Missa Brevis, Op. 50, performed by St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, John Scott directing.


Gloria (Timothy Jones, bass)                                                                                                                                      Sanctus                                                                                                                                                               Benedictus                                                                                                                                                                   

Agnus Dei                                                                                                       

Click to hear Kenneth Leighton, Fanfare, by British organist Greg McAusland, with pictures of British cathedrals.

Click to hear and watch, the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Ashley Grote, treble soloist, sing Kenneth Leighton's setting of The Coventry Carol

Click to hear the recording by the Choir of The Queen's College, Oxford, Howells and Leighton: Sacred Choral Music.

To hear Kenneth Leighton, Dialogues on a Scottish Psalm-Tune, Op. 73, performed on the 2005 Jaekel organ of Emory University by Timothy and Tamara Albrecht, click here, then hold and slide button to 1:01:50 (1 hour, 1 minute and 50 seconds).

To hear Kenneth Leighton, Let all the world in every corner sing, performed by the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, directed by Stephen Cleobury;Christopher Hughes on the Harrison organ, click here, then hold and slide button to 9:50 (9 minutes and 50 seconds).

To hear Kenneth Leighton, An Easter Sequence (Introit, Gradual and Offertory), performed by Benjamin Burrant (treble), Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet) and the Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, Christopher Robinson (director) with Christopher Whitton playing the 1994 Mander organ, click here then hold and slide button to 22:34 (22 minutes and 34 seconds).