Morten Lauridsen – Lux Aeterna – The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen – Chamber Choir of Europe – Nicol Matt. Lux aeterna was greeted by The Times after its London premiere thus: ‘a ‘ Conventional choral wisdom suggests that the American Morten Lauridsen is a. Lux aeterna. (). by Morten Lauridsen. Description: SATB choir with chamber orchestra, or organ (separate organ part necessary); Duration: 27; Genres.

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O magnum mysterium is pervaded by the same tenderness and refinement found in Lux aeterna; indeed, this refulgent work was written injust before Lauridsen began to contemplate the composition of the larger score. Cast as five movements performed without pause, Lux aeterna is organized as an extended motet, for each new portion of the text calls forth a different musical response. Lauridsen now divides his time aetera Los Angeles and his home in the San Juan Archipelago off the northern coast of Washington State.

In this complex movement, Lauridsen employs more complicated contrapuntal procedures such as the cantus firmus here, the seventeenth century German hymn-tune “Herzliebster Jesu,” heard in the bass trombone and inverted canon in the chorus at “fiat misercordia”.

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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Soneto de la Noche Pablo Neruda. Their motive, drawn from the second work in Lauridsen ‘s cycle Les chansons des roses Songs of Rosesrecurs throughout the work in various incarnations. This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat aetdrna Clouds of gray loom in the skies, and deft rays of sunlight filter through the trees and touch on water with an ever-changing chiaroscuro effect.


Morten Lauridsen | Lux Aeterna – San Francisco Choral Society

Lux aeterna was greeted by The Times after its London premiere thus: A setting of an antiphon for Maundy Thursday, Ubi caritas et amor was written in in memory of the choral conductor and scholar, Richard H Trame, SJ. None are quite as exquisitely nuanced or sung with such glowing vocal sheen as this. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

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This severe chorale casts a shadow over the music that is dispelled by succeeding movement, the radiant O nata lux for a cappella chorus, the text of which is a hymn originally sung during Lauds on the Feast of the Transfiguration. Retrieved from ” https: Sure on this Shining Night James Agee.

Lauridsen does so through an approach to the creation of music that is refreshingly devoid of either jargon or obfuscation, but rather is imbued with a pervasive sincerity.

Next a canon on “et lux perpetua” begins a swell that culminates in a majestic but piteous tutti cry on “Exaudi orationem meam” Hear my prayer. Purchase a Live Recording. Lauridsen uses the beginning and ending of the traditional Requiem Mass to open and close Lux Aeterna.


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Over one million copies of his scores have been laugidsen and his Dirait-on, O Magnum Mysterium and O Nata Lux have become the all-time best selling octavos distributed by the Theodore Presser Co. Dans son cycle choral Madrigali: In his choral cycle Madrigali: Morten Lauridsen accompanies at the piano on several works.

Luci Serene e Chiare VI. Instead of light, hope and serenity, the Madrigali are haunted by darkness, yearning and, at times, profound despair. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting aeternw recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. Over recordings of works by Morten Lauridsen have been released, including five that have received Grammy nominations.

Veni, Sancte Spiritus V. Unison singing at the phrase O lux beatissima O most blessed light encourages our hearts with the humble insight necessary to petition on behalf of those we have lost.

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Morten Johannes Lauridsen born February 27, is an American composer. The five movements of Lux Aeterna are based on various references aetrrna light from sacred Latin texts: