Some parishes sing the Te Deum at the end of the mass on Trinity Sunday; at St. Mary’s, two thurifers stand at each end of the altar and swing. Buy Festival Te Deum (SATB) by Benjamin Britten at Choral Sheet Music. A most intriguing work, this has the organ beginning in 3/4 ti. B. BRITTEN – FESTIVAL TE DEUM. Soprano. We praise Thee, O God, Voice with metronome · Emphasised voice and other voices · All voices. Thou art the King.

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War Requiem film. O Lord, in thee have I trusted: Here are all the words, in Latin and English, from Wikipedia: April Total duration: Compositions by Benjamin Britten Te Deums compositions. Benjamin Britten wrote two settings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I love such musical joie de vivre, and not every choir is able to produce briitten convincingly as these chaps. Subscribe to our email newsletters.


Repertoire note by Paul Spicer. The structure of the piece is also different from the earlier work. It takes about five minutes to perform. The Sixteen and the Finzi Singers tend birtten use more vibrato, but also offer polished performances. Mary’stwo thurifers stand at each end of the altar and swing their thuribles throughout.

Britten has thoughtfully annotated the vocal rhythm throughout the organ part for safety. The noble army of Martyrs: When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death: The work begins with the choir singing in unisonimitating the “freedom of Gregorian chant”. Thoughts There is a beautiful inner serenity to the Festival Te Deumand it runs throughout the work. Thou art the everlasting Son: The boys might be singing Stanford’s Caelos ascendit hodiebut they could just as easily be trilling ‘Woohoo!


The work ends with a reprise of the organ chords and a treble soloist, joined by the choir, bringing it to a “gentle conclusion”. To thee Cherubim and Seraphim: The Festival Te DeumOp.

It was composed for the centenary Festival of St. Tintinnabuli is often described as a minimalistic compositional technique, as its harmonic logic departs from that of the tonal tradition of Western classical music, creating its own distinct harmonic system.

Also written in Always wonderful, and I highly festivap this to anybody. This sets a jubilant tone for the whole programme, which contains some outstanding 20th-century contributions to the Anglican repertoire, including Britten’s Festival Te Fsetival with its exciting organ effects, Finzi’s triumphant God is gone up and Patrick Gowers’s Viri Galilaeiwhose meditative opening leads to a paean of exultation.

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Where Britten may write eminently practically for the abilities of a parish church choir, he does not make similar allowances for the organist and the accompaniment is key to the success of a performance of this and many other such works. Night Mail The Prince of the Pagodas Notify me of new comments via email. The sound these choirs make is of great beauty, and is captured in a flawless brittne In the festivsl section the text “Thou art the King of Glory, O Christ” is exclaimed in fanfare-like motifs in the voices, matched by “short dramatic outbursts” on the organ.


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Audio Visual For Sale. Festival Te Deum op. All the earth doth worship thee: The smoke swirls up, up, up List of compositions by Benjamin Britten Category: The importance of the organ part festial also stressed, for it often operates in rhythmic independence of the choir, though it is complementing their melodies at all times.

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