Et misericordia (nr. 4 of The part of John Rutter’s Magnificat, performed by the Cambridge Singers. (Everyone who knows me knows that I am a Rutter fan and. Stream “Et misericordia” from John Rutter’s Magnificat by Katrina Thurman from desktop or your mobile device. Et misericordia; Gloria (Magnificat). John Rutter & Patricia Forbes & The Cambridge Singers & City of London Sinfonia & John Rutter. Show performers.
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Magnificat (Rutter) – Wikipedia
Critical reception has been mixed, appreciating that the “orchestration is brilliant and very colourful”  and “the music weaves a magical spell of balm and peace”,  but also experiencing a “virtual encyclopedia of musical cliches, a … predictable exercise in glitzy populism”. Bach’s time give the text extended treatment.
Timpani, percussion and harp are the same as in the orchestra version, and for the strings, a minimum of two first violinstwo second violins, two violasone cello and one double bass required. The second verse, Et exultavit spiritus meus And my spirit hath rejoicedis sung first by soprano and alto in third parallels. Marked “Tranquil and flowing”, it imitates chant singing, with flexible times and in doric mode.
The text of the doxology in the last movement is interspersed with a prayer to Mary, ” Sancta Maria, succure miseris ” Holy Mary, help those in need. Magnificat by John Rutter The composer, He offers two versions, for orchestra or chamber ensemble.
I was conscious of following Bach’s example in adding to the liturgical text — with the lovely old English poem ‘Of a Rose’ and the prayer ‘Sancta Maria’ both of which strengthen the Marian connection and with the interpolated ‘Sanctus’, sung to the Gregorian chant of the Missa cum jubilo in the third movement.
The information is given for miserucordia beginning of the movements.
In a process similar to movement 3, the voices build bass to divided soprano. The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique She is seen as a rose bush with five branches: A reviewer notes that Rutter “emphasises the joy experienced by a … soon to be mother”, with “a good balance between the extrovert and intimate”, and singable melodies with an understanding for the voice.
The composition is closed with the doxology Gloria Patri Glory be to the Father. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children Rutter inserted an anonymous English poem from the 15th century, Of a Rose, a lovely Roseas the second movement.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The first performance, conducted by the composer, was on 26 May in Carnegie Hallwith soloist Maria Alsatti and the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra. The short refrain is first sung by the soprano alone, immediately repeated by soprano, alto and tenor, the voices in unison but for triads on “lovely”. The composer conducted the first performance in Carnegie Hall miericordia 26 Miwericordiaand the first recording with the Cambridge Singers and the City of London Sinfonia.
He described the piece as a “virtual encyclopedia of musical cliches, a long-winded, tamely tonal, predictable exercise in glitzy populism.
Rutter scored the work for a female soloist, soprano or mezzo-sopranowho at times represents Mary, and a mixed choir, usually SATBbut sometimes with divided parts.
Et misericordia And his mercy [is on them that fear him from generation to generation] is sung by the soprano soloist first, repeated by the choir. Views Read Edit View history. Quia fecit mihi magna For he [that is mighty] hath done to me great thingsconcentrates on two ideas from the canticle verse.
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Misericordua had long wished to write an extended Magnificat, but was not sure how to approach it until I found my starting point in the association of the text with the Virgin Mary. Then it is repeated five times, beginning with only the basses, marked piano, adding the motif in a higher part each time, with two sopranos, and increasing volume and intensity. While the imsericordia Magnificat was often set to music, being a regular part of Catholic vespers and Anglican evensongRutter’s work is one of few extended settings, along with Bach’s composition.
It is repeated after the first stanza by soprano and tenor in unison.
The source for the details is the vocal score,  unless otherwise noted. The music includes elements of Latin American music.
Marked “Andante maestoso”, the choral rutyer in D major opens with solemn dotted rhythms,  features of the French overture. Musicologist John Bawden notes that Rutter’s work has several features in common with Bach’s setting: Carnegie HallNew York. Fecit potentiam He hath shewed strength begins misrricordia irregular energetic rhythms.
Musical settings of it abound, though surprisingly few of them since J. The basses sing a short call which dominates the movement, first marked “pp marcato”.
J. RUTTER – MAGNIFICAT
The work was published by Oxford University Press in This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat Mary sings the song on the occasion of her visit to Elizabethas narrated in the Gospel of Luke Luke 1: CITEREFBach A repeat of the text and the motifs of verse 1 concludes the movement, ending on Magnificatwithout retard, with accents on each syllable and cut short.
The Magnificat by John Rutter is a musical setting of the biblical canticle Magnificatcompleted in Rutter frequently shifts tempo, key and time. The music is based on movement 3, repeating the dotted rhythm and the building from bass to two sopranos.
The vocal motif of Magnificat leaps up a major sixth and rises even higher. The orchestra consists of .