Top 10 Living Composers

Was it Classic FM's resident composer Goodall, or film soundtrack extraordinaire Williams that scored higher in this year's chart?

Jon Lord

Karl Jenkins retains the top spot as Classic FM's most loved living composer with his work 'The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace', still in the Top 20. Also well presented is the chart is Jon Lord, who moves up to No.3 on the top 10 living composers list.


1. JenkinsThe Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (15)

2. UngarThe Ashokan Farewell (19)

3. Lord - The Durham Concerto (28)

4. ShoreLord of the Rings (44)

5. MorriconeThe Mission (68)

6. Lord - Boom of The Tingling Strings (79)

7. Einaudi - Le Onde (85)

8. Pärt - Spiegel im Spiegel (88)

9. Williams - Schindler's List (92)

10. Górecki – Symphony No.3 (‘Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) (104)