N: Nunc Dimittis
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Best of British Classical Music: an A-Z
14. N: Nunc Dimittis
If you’re only familiar with Holst’s <i>The Planets</i>, his underrated choral music shows off another side to the great British composer. Building up from a low bass note to a warm full chorus, this peaceful setting of the Biblical ‘Nunc Dimittis’ text proves Holst isn’t just a one-hit-wonder.