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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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There is little to suggest 20 th century Barnes or Hammersmith – but a lot of influence from Palestrina and the Elizabethans. Die Worte des Simon—das Nunc dimittis—sind aus dem Lukas-Evangelium, aus dem Komplet der katholischen Kirche und dem anglikanischen Abendgebet bekannt.

Nunc Dimittis (SSAATTBB)

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. Nunc Dimittis for eight part choir. This rich programme, exploring the theme of light, marks hollst debut on the Collegium label and the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge.

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There is an antiphonal exchange between male and female voices. Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine, secundum verbum tuum in pace: However, the style then changes to one of pure Renaissance with traditional chordal, unison and contrapuntal passages. Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace: Which thou hast prepared: The site is also available in several languages.


Don’t show me this message again. Gusfav GuideThames Publishing, London dimkttis Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Choral music from the sixteenth-century, right up to the late-twentieth-century features on this beautiful eleven-track album, with stunning performances from The Choir of Royal Holloway.

September Total duration: Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor. For soprano and tenor soloists and unaccompanied eight-part choir, the piece was written for Richard Terry, then organist of Westminster Cathedral. Other works at this concert included music choral and organ music by Thomas Weelkes and William Byrd.

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Other recordings available for download. A feast beyond all dreams. For mine eyes have seen: It features a rare recording of Ligeti’s Lux aeterna. It was first performed on Easter Sunday, 4 April and then promptly forgotten.

It makes a fitting conclusion to this recital of wonderful but little-known music whose current neglect is as baffling as it is inexcusable. The programme embraces music from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, from Bach to Bingham, and includes many long-established favourites by We Lumen ad revelationem gentium, et gloriam plebis tuae Israel.


Latin Text of Nunc Dimittis: It was first performed liturgically on Easter Sunday,after which it was totally forgotten. Quia viderunt oculi mei salutare tuum.

To be a light to lighten the Gentiles: Nunc dimittis, H composer. The setting is for eight-part chorus. Short, Michael, Gustav Holst: This work was composed at the request of the then Director of Music at Westminster Cathedral, Richard Terry Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

It would make an ideal gift for any lover of the tradition’ Cathedral Music ‘Bargain of the month’ According to Imogen Holst Holstthe original holograph had been lost, however there was a part-autograph score which enabled her to reconstruct the work.

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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 gusfav A.

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