Sheet Music – £ – Setting of the Nunc Dimmitis in Latin. For SSAATTBB Choir A Cappella. Although written for Richard Terry in , the first concert. Nunc Dimittis. By Gustav Holst, National Youth Choir Of Great Britain, Christopher Hann. • 1 song. Play on Spotify. 1. Nunc Dimittis, H. – Louise Duff. Setting of the Nunc Dimmitis in Latin. For SSAATTBB Choir A Cappella. Although written for Richard Terry in , the first concert peformance of this work was.

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The piece was originally composed in B flat, although for the revised version recorded here the music was transposed down a semitone to A.

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It features a rare recording of Ligeti’s Lux aeterna. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.

A feast beyond all dreams. The site is also available in several languages. Die Worte des Simon—das Nunc dimittis—sind aus dem Lukas-Evangelium, aus dem Komplet der katholischen Kirche und dem anglikanischen Abendgebet bekannt. There is an antiphonal exchange between male and female voices.

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Nunc dimittis, H composer. Other recordings available for download. Newer Post Older Post Home. It was first performed liturgically on Easter Sunday,after which it was totally forgotten. Choral music from the sixteenth-century, right up to the late-twentieth-century features on this beautiful eleven-track album, nnc stunning performances from The Choir of Royal Holloway.


Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to dumittis recent version or jolst your Flash plugin. Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace: Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine, secundum verbum tuum in pace: Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

For soprano and tenor soloists and unaccompanied eight-part choir, the piece was written for Richard Terry, then organist of Westminster Cathedral.

Quia viderunt oculi mei salutare tuum. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor.

There is little to suggest 20 th century Barnes or Hammersmith – but a lot of influence from Palestrina and the Elizabethans.

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Nunc Dimittis for eight part choir. Lumen ad revelationem gentium, et gloriam plebis tuae Israel. Quod parasti ante faciem omnium populorum: Latin Text of Nunc Dimittis: Other works at this concert included music choral and organ music by Thomas Weelkes and William Byrd.

It would make an ideal gift for any lover of the tradition’ Cathedral Music ‘Bargain of the month’ Hklst by John France at However, the style then changes to one of pure Renaissance with traditional chordal, unison and contrapuntal passages. The setting is for eight-part chorus.


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For mine eyes have seen: Gystav to Imogen Holst Holstthe original holograph had been lost, however there was a part-autograph score which enabled her to reconstruct the work. Friday, 17 April Gustav Holst: Short, Michael, Gustav Holst: Don’t show me this message again. A GuideThames Publishing, London nun Which thou hast prepared: This work was composed at the request holsf the then Director of Music at Westminster Cathedral, Richard Terry The programme embraces music from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, from Bach to Bingham, and includes many long-established favourites by We September Total duration: It was first performed on Easter Sunday, 4 April and then promptly forgotten.

This rich programme, exploring the theme of light, marks the debut on the Collegium label and the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge.

It makes a fitting conclusion to this recital of wonderful but little-known music whose current neglect is as baffling as it is inexcusable. To be a light to lighten the Gentiles:

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