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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This timelessness can bring home to the listener the recognition of his or her own mortal journey. As the composer has testified: Occupying a similarly opulent sound-world to Lux aeternathe three Latin motets which conclude this disc are truly modern masterpieces in the traditional motet genre.

Instead of light, hope and serenity, the Madrigali are haunted by darkness, yearning and, at times, profound despair. The use of these MIDI tracks does not violate copyright laws. The incandescence of the succeeding section, the hymn Veni, Sancte Spiritus, traditionally chanted at Pentecost Matins, dims gradually into a gentle Agnus Dei that is an introspective prayer for peace.

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. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.


Over one million copies of his scores have been sold 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. Scores and recordings are available for purchase through numerous links throughout the website. Jazz Latin New Age. Share on facebook twitter tumblr.

Just as Palestrina and Victoria vary the disposition of triads in their motets to ensure variety of colour and texture, so Lauridsen constantly reconstitutes this basic luminous sonority, producing an effect at once unified and kaleidoscopic. These ads are not affiliated with CyberBass. A National Medal of Arts recipient[1] he was composer-in-residence of the Los Angeles Master Chorale — [2] and has been a professor of composition at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music for more than 40 years.

Bach – B Minor Mass. Se Per Havervi, Oime. Tenor 1 Tenor 2. Complete list s s s s. While the basses hold a low pedal note, the violins sustain a lauridsej harmonic. This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

Lux aeterna, for chorus & orchestra

In a manner that hearkens back to Dunstable and Taverner, these polyphonic passages are contrasted with sections reminiscent of the homophonic fauxbourdon beloved by Renaissance composers. Rewind Pause Play Help!

Soprano 2 Alto 1. To walk in the evergreen forests and along the waterways of the Pacific Northwest, as Morten Lauridsen loves to do, is to experience infinite variations of light.


Morten Lauridsen | Lux Aeterna

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Don’t show me this message again. This new disc from the multi-award-winning choir Polyphony is something rather special. 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.

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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. After the orchestral motifs from the beginning reenter, the movement concludes with ljx chorus intoning their opening theme, this time accompanied by a solo cello.