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“The enthralling opening work is the coda from PittsJerusalem-Yerushalayim, a work still awaiting its premiere recording in full, and one which I hope someone will be prepared to take up. The received etymology of the name Jerusalem links it with the Semitic root s-l-m, peace, and that’s the spirit that breathes through this work...”   MusicWeb International

“...with Hyperion [TONUS PEREGRINUS] have embarked on a programme of recording works by Pitts himself, and Alpha and Omega is a companion album to Seven Letters. Embracing both large public works (the a cappella coda for an oratorio, Jerusalem-Yerushalayim commissioned for a concert hall in Israel) and intimate occasions..., all the pieces here confirm the composer’s command of the entire history of choral music...”   BBC Music Magazine

photograph of Jerusalem by Ian Dingle ©; painting of Het Nieuwe Jeruzalem by Blandine van Noordt-Grauer ©