This poem is a translation into Latin of a lovely and simple text by poet Edward Esch. Eric Whitacre shared the poem with me, and I was instantly struck by its. Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position. Whitacre’s text to Lux Aurumque comes from a poem by Edward Esch, which was translated into Latin by Charles Anthony Silvestri. Eric’s groundbreaking Virtual.

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I stand by my choices, however, none of which are contrary to the rules of Latin grammar or usage. There has been some confusion regarding the elusive poet Edward Esch. The first time I heard this song i got my attention. Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again. Your high-resolution PDF file will be ready ericc download whitacrre the original published key. This score helps to realize the complex writing and singing parts that seem to melt together.

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After purchase you can download your video from your Digital Library. To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma. I sang this with the National training choir of northern Ireland recently, and was absolutely blown away by the power of this piece it was absolutely wonderful, the piece aurmque great timbre and can show off any part.

My goal was to render the original poem into Latin as singable and as sonically beautifully aurjmque I could. First purchase must contain a minimum of 5 prints.

It is a Christmas piece based on a Latin poem of the same name, which translates as “Light, warm and heavy as pure gold, and the angels sing softly to the new born babe “. Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product.


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It is set for SATB ; erix parts are divided in two for most of the time, a solo soprano erix employed in measures 5 to 7, and the soprano is divided in three parts beginning in measure Choir sheet music Ensemble: Its image of angels singing to the newborn babe evoke that silent night in the stable.

The tight harmonies will need to be carefully balanced by a well trained a cappella choir. This site uses cookies to analyze your use of our products, to assist with promotional and marketing efforts, to analyze our traffic and to provide content from third parties.

You may also enter a personal message. Retrieved from ” https: Published by Walton Music GI. The composer conducting, in We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email. Retrieved 22 May Eric Whitacre Number of Pages: Compositions by Eric Whitacre Contemporary classical compositions Choral compositions compositions Compositions in C-sharp minor Christmas music Concert band pieces.

Is it a good teaching tool? Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Retrieved 21 May This image, from the Magellan probe, is my idea of “golden light”– shining from unnumbered stars By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Do you usually like this style of music? The piece is also available for men’s choir. Differently from other works of the composer, the piece is suitable for church servicesespecially for Christmas.


Home Poetry Poetry Catalogue Commissioning. Eric Whitacre shared the poem with me, and I was instantly struck by its simple beauty. Close X Learn about Smart Music.

Update Required To play the media you will need to update your Flash plugin. Close X Learn about Digital Video. Melodic lines are well built and easy too sing, but it needs good individual voices to reach the very low C bass and very high B sopran notes, and to render the pure sound it requires.

Whitacre – Lux Aurumque

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Ronald Staheli and we sang this song, and ever sinceevery time i hear it i sing it and it never stops but to give me A performance takes about four minutes.

I would like to say that I have received emails whitacer Latin scholars criticizing my choice of word or case. It reminds me of the beauty of god.

Avoid disclosing contact information email addresses, phone numbers, etc. I plan to be very free with the rules for that one! The choral version became known through Whitacre’s project Virtual Choir in