Charles Gounod : Judex from Mors et Vita

Charles Gounod : Judex from Mors et Vita

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About 'Judex from Mors et Vita'

Artist: Gounod, Charles (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:June 17, 1818
Died:October 18, 1893
The Artist:Charles Francois Gounod (June 17, 1818 - October 18, 1893) was a French composer, best known for his opera Faust.
Mors et Vita ('Death and Life') was premiered in Birmingham in 1885, and featured a judge, who sits on a throne, intoning his judgments. That judge (Judex) has possibly the most beautiful music in the whole piece and is often played as a stand alone piece

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