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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Quia fecit mihi magna For he [that is mighty] hath done to me great thingsconcentrates on two ideas from the canticle verse.
It is a daily part in Catholic vesper services and Anglican Evening Prayer. It is repeated after the first stanza by soprano and tenor in unison. 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.
Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children 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. Bach’s time give the text extended treatment.
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A motif alternating a measure of six undulating eighth-notes and a measure of one long note dominates the movement. The following table shows the incipitTempo marking, voices, timekey and text sources for the seven movements. Then it is repeated five times, beginning with only the basses, marked mjsericordia, adding the motif in a higher part each time, with two sopranos, and increasing volume and intensity. Views Read Edit View history.
Et misericordia; Gloria (Magnificat)
The orchestra consists of . Fecit potentiam He hath shewed strength begins with irregular energetic rhythms.
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 Magnificat by John Rutter is a musical setting of the biblical canticle Magnificatcompleted in 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.
She is seen as a rose bush with five branches: 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. The source for the details is the vocal score,  unless otherwise noted. 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 music includes elements of Latin American music.
Set against this many of the lyrical passages are amongst his finest. Musicologist John Bawden notes that Rutter’s work has several features in common with Bach’s setting: The vocal motif of Magnificat leaps up a major sixth and rises even higher.
The extended composition in seven movements “for soprano or mezzo-soprano solo, mixed choir, and orchestra or chamber ensemble ”  is based rt 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.
J. RUTTER – MAGNIFICAT
This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat The second verse, Et exultavit spiritus meus And my spirit hath rejoicedis sung first by soprano and alto in third parallels. Marked “Andante maestoso”, the choral movement in D major opens with solemn dotted rhythms,  features of the French overture.
The first performance, conducted by the composer, was on 26 May in Carnegie Hallwith soloist Maria Alsatti and the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra. Retrieved from ” https: 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.
He offers two versions, for orchestra or chamber ensemble. Compositions by John Rutter Magnificat settings compositions.
The information is given for the beginning of the movements. Musical settings of it abound, though surprisingly few of them since J. 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.
Sancta Mariaasking “for support of humanity, including the needy, the timid, the clergy, women, and the laity”. Rutter inserted an anonymous English poem from the 15th century, Of a Rose, a lovely Roseas the second movement. 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 … 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 ruttsr 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.
Rutter frequently shifts tempo, key and time. Magnificat by John Rutter The composer,