List of oratorios which every serious singer should know

       Bach — B Minor Mass     Christmas Oratorio     Magnificat     St. John Passion     St. Matthew Passion 

         Barber— Prayers of Kierkegaard  

         Beethoven — Missa Solennis    Symphony No. 9 

         Berlioz — L’Enfance du Christ    La Damnation de Faust    Requiem

         Bernstein — Chichester Psalms

         Bloch — Sacred Service

         Brahms — A German Requiem

         Britten — War Requiem

         Bruckner — Te Deum

         Faure — Requiem

       Gounod ‑ St. Cecelia Mass

         Handel — Israel in Egypt   Judas Maccabaeus   Messiah 

         Haydn — Creation   Lord Nelson Mass   The Seasons 

         Honegger — King David 

         Mozart —  C Minor Mass    Requiem

         Mendelssohn — Elijah   St. Paul

         Orff — Carmina Burana 

         Poulenc — Gloria.

         Rossini — Stabat Mater 

         Saint-Saens — Christmas Oratorio 

         Walton —Belshazzar's Feast 

          Verdi — Requiem

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