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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Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children Quia fecit mihi magna For he [that is mighty] hath done to me great thingsconcentrates on two ideas from the canticle verse.

Et misericordia; Gloria (Magnificat)

Compositions by John Rutter Magnificat settings compositions. This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat Albans Cathedral conducted by Andrew Lucas, summarizes that “the faster dynamic sections rely too heavily on formulaic midericordia of ostinato rhythms and Rutter fingerprint instrumental colours.

Carnegie HallNew York. Rutter inserted an anonymous English poem from the 15th century, Of a Rose, a lovely Roseas the second movement. The source for the details is the vocal score, [1] unless otherwise noted.

The orchestra consists of [1]. 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. The following table shows misegicordia incipitTempo marking, voices, timekey and text sources for the seven movements. In a process similar to movement 3, the voices build bass to divided soprano. Set against this many of the lyrical passages are amongst his finest.

In countries such as Spain, Mexico and Puerto Rico, feast days of the Virgin are joyous opportunities for people to misericorida to the streets miseriordia celebrate with singing, dancing and processions. Critical reception has been mixed, appreciating that the “orchestration is brilliant and very colourful” [2] and “the music weaves a magical spell of balm and peace”, [3] but also experiencing a “virtual encyclopedia of musical cliches, a … predictable exercise in glitzy populism”.

Retrieved from ” https: The composition is closed with the doxology Gloria Patri Glory be to the Father. Rutter followed the tradition of setting it to music, especially the work by Johann Sebastian Bach which also structures the text in movements of different character.

The chamber version replaces the brass mostly by the organ and uses only one each of flute, oboe, clarinet and horn. The vocal motif of Magnificat leaps up a major sixth and rises even higher. It is a daily part in Catholic vesper services and Anglican Evening Prayer. While the bass sings the line first, the tenor adds a sequence of sustained notes rising step by step one fifth. The information is given for the beginning of the movements.


Rutter frequently shifts tempo, key and time. Bach’s time give the text extended treatment. She is seen as a rose bush with five branches: The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique Magnificat by John Rutter The composer, The first performance, conducted by the composer, was on 26 May nisericordia Carnegie Hallwith soloist Maria Alsatti and the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra.

The music includes elements of Latin American music.

The composer conducted the first performance in Carnegie Hall on 26 Mayand the first recording with the Cambridge Singers and the City of London Sinfonia. 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.

A motif alternating a measure of six undulating eighth-notes and a measure of one long note dominates the movement. While the canticle 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. Marked misericordiaa maestoso”, the choral movement in D major opens with solemn dotted rhythms, [29] features of the French overture.

The second idea of the verse, Et sanctum nomen eius And holy is his name rufter, builds similarly.


Then it is repeated five times, beginning with only the basses, marked piano, adding the motif in a higher part rtter time, with two sopranos, and increasing volume and intensity. Sancta Mariaasking “for support of humanity, including the needy, the timid, the clergy, women, and misericirdia laity”.

The … Magnificat — a poetic mizericordia of praise, joy and trust in God, ascribed by Luke to the Virgin Mary on learning that she was to give birth to Christ — has always been one of the most familiar and well-loved of scriptural texts, not least because of its inclusion as a canticle in the Catholic office of Vespers and in Anglican Evensong.

It is repeated after the first stanza by soprano and tenor in unison. The second verse, Et exultavit spiritus meus And my spirit hath rejoicedis sung first by soprano and alto in third parallels.


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”. 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. The music is based on movement 3, repeating the dotted rhythm and the building from bass to two sopranos.

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I 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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. CITEREFBach A repeat of the text midericordia the motifs of verse 1 concludes the movement, ending on Magnificatwithout retard, with accents on each syllable and cut short.

Fecit potentiam He hath miserivordia strength begins with irregular energetic rhythms.


Musicologist John Bawden notes that Rutter’s work has several features in common with Bach’s setting: Timpani, percussion and harp are the same as in the orchestra version, and for the strings, a minimum of two first violins misericoreia, two second violins, two violasone cello and one double bass required. The basses sing a short call which dominates the movement, first marked “pp marcato”. The Magnificat by John Rutter is a musical setting of the biblical canticle Magnificatcompleted in Mary sings the song on the occasion of her visit to Elizabethas narrated in the Gospel of Luke Luke 1: The extended composition in seven movements “for soprano or mezzo-soprano solo, mixed choir, and orchestra or chamber ensemble ” [1] is based on the Latin text, interspersed with ” Of a Rose, a lovely Rose “, an anonymous English poem on Marian themesthe beginning of the Sanctus and a rutyer to Mary.