Being a significant contributor to French romantic music, Fauré's Tantum Ergo, Op. 65, No.2, is essential to all female choirs. Containing a variety of characteristics, this work contains many aspects of the romantic era.
Known predominantly for his contributions to vocal repertoire, Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) is often regarded as the master of the French art song, frequently choosing to compose his songs to the writings of Victor Hugo and other prominent poets of the time. However, his religious works also remain popular, such as Tantum Ergo for three voice female choir. Containing many characteristics of French romantic music, this Fauré work cannot be missed by aspiring female choirs.