Le Cid (excerpts) Jules Massenet
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Hall of Fame 2012 - the top 10 vocal works
2. Moving up two places from the 2011 chart, Karl Jenkins’ Mass for Peace came in at No. 12 last year. You might think the breathtaking Benedictus alone is enough to warrant its success in the vocal category, but the beautiful combination of religious and secular text sets this piece apart as one of the 21st Century’s ground-breaking compositions.