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Carl Orff – Carmina Burana

February 19, 2015

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Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is one of the most popular pieces of the classical music repertoire. Here the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, the University Chorus and Alumni Chorus, and the Pacific Boychoir perform at the Mondavi Center at UC Davis. Series: “Mondavi Center Presents”
Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936. It is based on 24 of the poems found in the medieval collection Carmina Burana. Its full Latin title is Carmina Burana: Cantiones profanæ cantoribus et choris cantandæ comitantibus instrumentis atque imaginibus magicis (“Songs of Beuern: Secular songs for singers and choruses to be sung together with instruments and magic images.”) Carmina Burana is part of Trionfi, the musical triptych that also includes the cantata Catulli Carmina and Trionfo di Afrodite. The best-known movement is “Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi” (“O Fortuna”) that opens and closes the piece.
Carl Orff (July 10, 1895 — March 29, 1982) was a 20th-century German composer, best known for his cantata Carmina Burana (1937). In addition to his career as a composer, Orff developed an influential method of music education for children.

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Gyorgi Ligeti – Lux aeterna

February 15, 2015

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Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir

John Rutter – Magnificat

January 4, 2015

Monteverdi Chor

John Rutter (*1945):
Magnificat (1990)
3. Quia fecit mihi magna

Monteverdichor Würzburg
Thüringer Symphoniker Saalfeld-Rudolstadt
Matthias Beckert (cond.)

Live recording from december 4th, 2011 in the Neubaukirche, Würzburg, Germany.

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Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists in a performance of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 to begin their year long Cantata Pilgrimage.

Part I ‘For the First Day of Christmas’
Part II ‘For the Second Day of Christmas’
Part III ‘For the Third Day of Christmas’
Part IV ‘For the Feast of the Circumcision’
Part V ‘For the First Sunday in the New Year’
Part VI ‘For the Feats of Epiphany’

The Christmas Oratorio

Sir John Eliot Gardiner chose to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the death of Johann Sebastian Bach in his own inimitable style: with the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists he undertook an extended concert tour to perform the composer’s entire known output of sacred cantatas at churches and concert halls all over Europe. The tour began at the Herderkirche in Weimar, where on 23rd and 27th December 1999 all six parts of the Christmas Oratorio were performed and recorded.

Bach’s “Oratorio Performed Musically During the Holy Christmas Season in Both Principal Churches in Leipzig” – as the inscription on the printed libretto states – was written at the end of the year 1734/35. The “oratorio” is in fact a grouping of six cantatas and Bach intended the individual works to be performed on six separate feast days between Christmas and Epiphany. But in calling the piece an oratorio, is it possible that Bach perhaps intended a complete performance at a later date? This is unlikely. As the celebreated Bach scholar Albert Schweitzer wisely remarks, there is little to be gained by performing the entire oratorio in a single evening, since “the weary listener would be in no state to appreciate the beauty of the second part.” A more plausible theory, perhaps, is that it was easier to sell a compilation of cantatas rather than individual copies. But Bach’s real motives will probably remain hidden.

From wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christma…

The Christmas Oratorio (German: Weihnachtsoratorium) BWV 248, is an oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach intended for performance in church during the Christmas season. It was written for the Christmas season of 1734 incorporating music from earlier compositions, including three secular cantatas written during 1733 and 1734 and a now lost church cantata, BWV 248a. The date is confirmed in Bach’s autograph manuscript. The next performance was not until 17 December 1857 by the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin under Eduard Grell. The Christmas Oratorio is a particularly sophisticated example of parody music. The author of the text is unknown, although a likely collaborator was Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander).

The work belongs to a group of three oratorios written towards the end of Bach’s career in 1734 and 1735 for major feasts, the others being the Ascension Oratorio (BWV 11) and the Easter Oratorio (BWV 249). All include a tenor Evangelist as narrator and parody earlier compositions, although the Christmas Oratorio is by far the longest and most complex work.

The oratorio is in six parts, each part being intended for performance on one of the major feast days of the Christmas period. The piece is often presented as a whole or split into two equal parts. The total running time for the entire work is nearly three hours. In a similar fashion to Bach’s other oratorios, a tenor Evangelist narrates the story.

The first part (for Christmas Day) describes the Birth of Jesus, the second (for December 26) the annunciation to the shepherds, the third (for December 27) the adoration of the shepherds, the fourth (for New Year’s Day) the circumcision and naming of Jesus, the fifth (for the first Sunday after New Year) the journey of the Magi, and the sixth (for Epiphany) the adoration of the Magi.

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Bach J.S. Cantata BWV 16 “Herr Gott, dich loben wir”

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The Virginia Chorale performs a movement from Kile Smith’s Vespers at Williamsburg Presbyterian Church on October 24, 2010. Scott Williamson, director of the Chorale, writes: “Philadelphia-based composer Kile Smith has written a concert-length Vespers, influenced by Monteverdi and equally indebted to the Lutheran tradition. The hymn, Herr Christ, begins with a four-part chorale that opens like a splendid blossom into 8,12, and ultimately 16 parts, before folding in on itself, ending in the hymn-like simplicity with which it began.” To learn more about Kile Smith’s larger work, Vespers, visit http://kilesmith.com/vespers/

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Spiritus Sanctus, die zweite Antiphon und Psalm 110/111 aus der Vesper von Hildegard von Bingen.

Voller Bewunderung für die Grösse der Schöpfung Gottes, sie bewundernd und preisend.

Zusammen mit den Photos von Markus Coy Dog Werner. Photos, die Gottes Grösse durch Bienen, Schmetterlinge, Vögel und Blüten veranschaulichen.

Spiritus Sanctus, the second Antiphone and Psalm 110/111 from the vesper of Hildegard von Bingen.

Admiring the height of God´s Creation, praising him, thanking him.

Together with the photos of Marcus “Coy Dog” Werner. Photos, visualizing God´s splendor in bees, butterflys, birds and flowers.

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir

Water Night, the new album on iTunes.
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Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3, ‘Water Night’. To be among the first to receive updates on Virtual Choir 4, sign up to the Fanzone: http://ericwhitacre.com/fanzone/signup

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Peace, my heart- SATB award winning composition in the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s Young Composers Competition.

Composer: Matthew Emery: http://composermatthewemery.wordpress…
Text: Rabindranath Tagore
Choir: Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn

Matthew Emery (b.1991) is a Canadian composer whose music has been performed across North America and has been heard on national television and radio. Emery’s choral works have been performed by renowned vocal ensembles including the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Canadian Chamber Choir, choirs at the University of Louisville Kentucky, University of Western Ontario, University of British Columbia and the Nova Scotia Youth Choir. Matthew currently studies with Dr. Stephen Chatman at the University of British Columbia.
Thank you to the Canada Council for the Arts for their generous support.
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José Clavell, Conductor

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