Morten Lauridsen (b) . O magnum mysterium is pervaded by the same tenderness and refinement found in Lux aeterna; indeed, this refulgent work was . This item:Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen Audio CD $ Lauridsen: O magnum mysterium; O nata lux; Madrigali; Mid-Winter Songs. composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of O Magnum Mysterium, for chorus on AllMusic. Morten Lauridsen.

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Crossing several centuries, from the sixteenth to the present day this album displays how every generation has been inspired to use both sacred and secular music as a powerful medium to express their personal emotions. March Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Comfort and Joy, Vol. Sacred Lauridden of Angels. The Mystery of Christmas. The first work performed by the Los Angeles Master Chorale after Lauridsen was appointed their Composer in Residence, “O Magnum Mysterium” was premiered by the chorus at their ,orten concert in The Rodolfus ChoirRalph Allwood conductor.

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Mass for a Sacred Place. New Music from Norwich. Don’t show me this message again. This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines. The piece subsides into a hushed close. A Choral Album for Our Times. One of the best-selling pieces of choral music of the late twentieth century, the motet “O Magnum Mysterium” “O Great Mystery” epitomizes the style of its composer, American Morten Lauridsen.


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The heavily homophonic nature of the piece gives it the feel of chant at times, and as the title phrase overlaps into the next section, “et admirabile sacramentum” “and matnum sacrament” the voices, particularly the soprano, are indeed melismatic. A Measure of American Songs. Alte Advents- und Weihnachtslieder neu gesungen. A Selection of Carols and Anthems.

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I Want To Be Ready. Copland and his American Contemporaries. Princeton High School Choir: The phrase is transposed and repeated, and the melody is now heard from the tenors. Armonico ConsortChristopher Monks conductor.

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October Total duration: This time, however, the parts are divisi and the texture is more majestic, the mood more deliberately passionate; before a sense of wonder, here a sense of joy. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Their music-making remains in heavenly realms throughout the virtuoso Madrigali: They must be one of the finest choirs in England. Choral Masterworks, Quiet Prayers. In the apocryphal Gospel of Pseudo-Matthewboth animals are specifically named.

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After this longer section, the opening material returns intact, and again leads smoothly into the subsequent text, “ut animalia viderent Dominum” “that the animals should see the Lord”and again is heard the music from “et admirabile sacramentum”.

For the final section of lauridsne, beginning “Beata Virgo” “Blessed Virgin”Lauridsen shifts to triple meter, and a gradual swell begins, finally culminating in a return to the opening music.