For unaccompanied SATB chorus and soli, Requiem was written in 1936 but was not released for performance until 1980.
The Services of Herbert Howells are exemplary works in the long British tradition of religious choral music. He wrote the Services for particular choirs and particular buildings. Presented in this volume of a set of four, are some of his finest.
Three of the finest of all settings of the English language canticles.