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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Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
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October Total duration: In this four-part a cappella chorus work, Lauridsen takes a centuries-old Latin text describing the Nativity scene, imbues it with closely-voiced chords, colored by suspensions or quietly dissonant tones, and creates a restrained, simple setting that develops at an unhurried pace.
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Sacred Choral Music in the Modern Age. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. March Learn how o magnum mysterium morten lauridsen when to remove this template message. Princeton High School Choir. A brief coda on “Alleluia” is grafted seamlessly onto the section; its melody is matnum drawn from the “O magnum mysterium” motive. 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.
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For the final section of text, beginning “Beata Virgo” “Blessed Virgin”Lauridsen shifts to triple meter, and a gradual swell begins, finally culminating in a return to the opening music.
I can’t give this disc a higher recommendation than that. 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 Christmas concert in A must-have for choral-aficionados.
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 miraculous sacrament” the voices, particularly the soprano, are indeed melismatic. View our Privacy Statement o magnum mysterium morten lauridsen more details.