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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According to Imogen Holst Holstthe original holograph had been lost, however there was a part-autograph score which enabled her to reconstruct the work. It was first performed on Easter Sunday, 4 April and then promptly forgotten. The programme embraces music from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, from Bach to Bingham, and includes many long-established favourites by We 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 Holwt of Royal Holloway.

Other works at this concert included music choral and organ music by Thomas Weelkes and William Byrd.


Newer Post Older Post Home. It would make an ideal gift for any lover of the tradition’ Cathedral Music di,ittis of the month’ Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine, secundum verbum tuum in pace: A GuideThames Publishing, London Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

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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 to A. Which thou hast prepared: Nunc dimittis, H composer. Quia viderunt oculi mei salutare tuum. Posted by John France at For soprano and tenor soloists and unaccompanied eight-part choir, the piece was written for Richard Terry, then organist of Westminster Cathedral.

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Other recordings available for download. Lumen ad revelationem gentium, et gloriam plebis tuae Israel. It makes a fitting conclusion to this recital of wonderful but little-known music whose current neglect is as baffling as it is inexcusable. To be a light to lighten the Gentiles: For mine eyes have seen: This work was composed at the request of the then Director of Music at Westminster Cathedral, Richard Terry However, the style then changes to one of pure Renaissance with traditional chordal, unison and contrapuntal passages.


It was first performed liturgically on Easter Sunday,after which it was totally forgotten. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Friday, 17 April Gustav Holst: It features a rare recording of Ligeti’s Lux aeterna. This rich programme, exploring the theme of light, marks the debut on the Collegium label and the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge.

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Short, Michael, Gustav Holst: Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor. Quod parasti ante faciem omnium populorum: Nunc Dimittis for eight part choir.

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