Jon Lord in Top 10 Living Composers

April 8, 2010

Jon Lord is the third most loved living classical composer.

A study of Classic FM’s Hall of Fame 2010 reveals that Jon Lord sits firmly in the top 10 of living composers.

His Durham Concerto is no. 3 and Boom of the Tingling Strings is no. 6.

See the full top 10 list below. Numbers in brackets indicate composition’s position in Classic FM’s Hall of Fame Top 300.

1. Jenkins – The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (15)
2. Ungar – The Ashokan Farewell (19)
3. LordDurham Concerto (28)
4. Shore – Lord of the Rings (44)
5. Morricone – The Mission (68)
6. LordBoom of The Tingling Strings (79)
7. Einaudi – Le Onde (85)
8. Pärt – Spiegel im Spiegel (88)
9. Williams – Schindler’s List (92)
10. Górecki – Symphony No.3 (‘Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) (104)

View the full top 300 in Classic FM’s Hall of Fame 2010.



  1. This is a well deserved recognition for Lord. However, I’m quite disappointed not to see Andrew Lloyd Webber on this list.

  2. Jon Lord is one of the best composers. And long live Deep Purple!

  3. God bless the Maestro!!!
    Welcome to Bulgaria again

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