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Since his childhood days as a choirboy, Aled Jones has always loved choral music. So every Sunday on Classic FM, he invites you to be spiritually uplifted by his Choral Classic. Find out more about the pieces here and reflect on a stunning photo as you listen.
The text to this refined and simple piece is a French paraphrase of a Latin hymn for matins: “We break the silence of the peaceful night; Saviour Divine, cast your eyes upon us!” it reads. The 19-year old Fauré set the text for a composition competition and it won him the first prize.
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