Morten Johannes Lauridsen (born February 27, ) is an American composer. A National Works include O Magnum Mysterium, Lux Aeterna, Madrigali, Dirait- on, and Nocturnes, with soundtracks by Polyphony and the Britten Sinfonia. O Magnum Mysterium is a responsorial chant from the Matins of Christmas. Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen Sung by Lumen Valo · Magnum. Buy O Magnum Mysterium (SATB) by Morten Laurids at Choral Sheet Music. An exemplary composition to display the musicianship of bette.

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Against a chord sustained by the soprano, tenor, and bass voices, the alto introduces the disjunct melodic line for the title phrase, a melody of which Lauridsen was fond enough to bring back in his later composition “Lux Aeterna”.

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A Robert Shaw Christmas: New Music from Norwich. October Total duration: Sacred Choral Music in the Modern Age. The film, produced with optional English and German subtitles, is screened at film festivals, cinema theaters and through choral organizations in America and internationally, as well as for DVD home-viewing distributed by Hal Leonard.

This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines. Crossing several centuries, from the sixteenth to the present day this album displays o magnum mysterium morten lauridsen every generation has been inspired to use both sacred and secular music as a powerful medium to express their personal emotions.

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His Latin sacred settings, lxuridsen as the Lux Aeterna and motets, often reference Gregorian chant o magnum mysterium morten lauridsen Medieval and Renaissance procedures while blending them within a freshly contemporary sound while other works such as the Madrigali and Cuatro Canciones are highly chromatic or atonal. Morten Lauridsen on Waldron Island in Lauridsen Music See more Lauridsen Music.

The documentary film Laurdisen Night: Princeton High School Choir. Update Required To play the o magnum mysterium morten lauridsen you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Jazz Latin New Age. O Nata Lux IV. A Star Is Shining. Morten Lauridsen accompanies at the piano on several works.

Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium

Views Read Edit View o magnum mysterium morten lauridsen. They must be one of the finest choirs in England. In he received the National Medal of Arts from the President in a White House ceremony, “for his composition of radiant choral works combining musical beauty, power and spiritual depth that have thrilled audiences worldwide”.

The section is closed by a hushed “jacentem in praesipio” “lying in the manger”.

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Introspection Late Night Partying. A Measure of American Songs. Lauridsen now divides his time between Los Angeles and his home in the San Juan Archipelago off the northern coast of Washington State. I Want To Be Ready.

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A native of the Pacific Northwest, Lauridsen worked as a Forest Service firefighter and lookout on an isolated tower near Mt. Although composed inK Magnum Mysterium took a good few years before garnering such widespread praise. See more Lauridsen Guides. We also o magnum mysterium morten lauridsen cookies on the site for personalisation, analytics and ads. Apart from the lack of counterpoint, the setting uses all Lauridsen’s touchstones: This page was last edited on 13 Julyat PolyphonyBritten SinfoniaStephen Layton conductor.

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