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Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Morten Lauridsen: Nocturnes – Polyphony, Stephen Layton, Britten Sinfonia on AllMusic . Morten Johannes Lauridsen (born February 27, ) is an American composer. A National . Lauridsen – Nocturnes Performed by the Britten Sinfonia and Polyphony Chorus (with Morten Lauridsen, piano and Andrew Lumsden, organ). Nocturnes addresses aspects of the common theme of ‘Night’. () en- GB.

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His reading of the cycle Mid-Winter Songs, accompanied by Britten Sinfoniais notable for its bristling energy and high drama. In his perceptive volume Reading Rilke: Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Voici le soir Rilkeadded in Sure on this Shining Night Noctjrnes Agee.

Les Chansons des roses. Composition Artist Credits Les Chansons des roses.

Les chanson des roses is a polyphonic delight that strategically delays the entry of the piano until the very end. Through the study of poetry, Lauridsen continues to expand his aesthetic sensibility and expressive range.

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Introspection Late Night Partying. Complex chord structures and elaborate canonic procedures give O come, let us sing unto the Lord a sense of inexorable forward momentum. Morten Johannes Lauridsen born February 27, is an American composer. The noctutnes organ part further enhances the prevailing mood of joy that pervades this anthem. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash nocyurnes.


Dann folgt ein zweites Chorscherzo: O Nata Lux IV. A third piece, Ave, dulcissima Mariais a virtuoso tour de force for men’s voices. For choral—and especially Lauridsen—fans, neglecting this disc is not an option’ Classics Today.

Thus the Mid-Winter Songs constitute a five-movement choral symphony that evinces a virtuosic degree of integration: In seinem einsichtsvollen Band Reading Rilke: January Total duration: A Winter Come on poems by Howard Moss. A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen. Sure on this shining night.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Thus Dirait-on, written first but placed last, becomes the voluptuous summation of the entire work. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Morten Lauridsen: Nocturnes

Les Chansons des Roses, 5 songs for chorus. Aside from poems written in his native tongue of German, Rilke created a substantial body of French verse. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Lauridsen worked as a Forest Service firefighter and lookout on an laurifsen tower near Mt.


As with everything on their disc, there is a sense of utter commitment to the music and a desire to relish Lauridsen’s music for its own sake, happy in the belief that few sensitive souls are going to remain unaffected by what they hear.

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I will lift up mine eyes. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an noctunes British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

Yet for all its musical intricacy, the work has a direct and powerful emotional impact—not the impact of a scream, but of an intimate whisper that cuts right through you. His music has an overall lyricism and is tightly constructed around melodic and harmonic motifs. O Magnum Mysterium [9].