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Set against this many of the ruhter passages are amongst his finest. The Magnificat by John Rutter is a musical setting of the biblical canticle Magnificatcompleted in The extended composition in seven movements “for soprano miseriocrdia mezzo-soprano solo, mixed choir, and orchestra or chamber ensemble ”  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 prayer to Mary.
Fecit potentiam He hath shewed strength begins with irregular energetic rhythms. He offers two versions, for orchestra or chamber ensemble. The basses sing a short call which dominates the movement, first marked “pp marcato”. Carnegie HallNew York. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children The music includes elements miseriicordia Latin American music.
While the bass sings the line first, the tenor adds a sequence of sustained notes rising step by step one fifth. 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 Miseridordia.
He described the piece as a “virtual encyclopedia of musical cliches, a long-winded, tamely tonal, predictable exercise in glitzy populism. The second idea of the verse, Et sanctum nomen eius And holy is his namebuilds similarly. 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.
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. 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 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 on 26 Mayand the first recording with the Cambridge Rutteer and the City of London Sinfonia.
The composition is closed with the doxology Gloria Patri Glory be to the Father. Sancta Mariaasking “for support of humanity, including the needy, the timid, the clergy, women, and mizericordia laity”.
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Views Read Edit View history. The source for the details is the vocal score,  rutter otherwise noted. Magnificat by John Rutter The composer, 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.
Marked “Andante maestoso”, the choral movement in D major opens with solemn dotted rhythms,  features of the French overture. In countries such as Spain, Mexico and Puerto Rico, feast days of the Virgin are joyous opportunities for people to take to the streets and celebrate with singing, dancing and processions.
Et misericordia; Gloria (Magnificat)
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.
The music is based on movement 3, repeating the dotted rhythm and the building from bass to two sopranos. Rutter inserted an anonymous English poem from the 15th century, Of a Rose, a lovely Roseas the second movement.
The alto begins, marked “dolce and tranquillo” sweet and calm a melody of ten measures, beginning like the first motiv but more flowing. 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.
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. These images of outdoor celebration were, I think, somewhere in my mind as I wrote, though I was not fully conscious of the fact till afterwards.
The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique The … Magnificat — a poetic outpouring 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. Compositions by John Rutter Magnificat settings compositions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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.
The following table shows the incipitTempo marking, voices, timekey and text sources for the seven movements. Albans Cathedral conducted by Andrew Lucas, summarizes that “the faster dynamic sections rely too heavily on formulaic use of ostinato rhythms and Rutter fingerprint instrumental colours.