Director George Guest received the following letter on this recording:
"Dear Mr Guest,
Please forgive me for to be so late thank you about the splendid recording of my Messe Solennelle. I admire everything - the style, the tempi, the voices, the organist, and the conductor. Let me tell you of my deepest gratitude and admiration.
Very cordially yours,
This disc is available as part of the Decca Classics Box Set of George Guest's recordings with St John's. More information on the set is available here.