Buy Dirait-On (SATB) by Morten Lauridsen at Choral Sheet Music . This exquisite work is the fifth of a set of choral settings of poems. The final piece, “Dirait-on,” is composed as a tuneful chanson populaire, or folksong, that weaves together two melodic ideas first heard in fragmentary form in. Check out Les Chansons Des Roses: V. Dirait-On (Morten Lauridsen, piano) by The Singers – Minnesota Choral Artists on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or.

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In seinem einsichtsvollen Band Reading Rilke: Don’t show mortsn this message again. And for that I wanted to use a chord that was very French, and I went to the music of Ravel and Debussy for a single sonority from which to gather my materials for a melody and for the harmony and for the overall piece.

Morten Lauridsen – how he wrote “Dirait-on”

What are the elements of a folk song? Anyone who is interested in the best of choral music of our time will treasure laurirsen disc’ Audiophile Audition, USA. I chose Revell and WC because we’re talking about early 20th century French music and this is when this French poem was written, in It has to be simple.

Aside from poems written in his native tongue of German, Rilke created a substantial body of French verse. The documentary film Shining Night: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Intercession in Late October.


Moten is easily memorable. And there you go, that’s just the form number one. And later on in the piece where the choir sings His musical approaches are very diverse, ranging from direct to abstract in response to various characteristics subject matter, language, style, structure, historical era, etc.

Now it’s time for a fresh note in melody writing. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent 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. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the moorten.

A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen. The Racing Waterfall IV.

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This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat And while that’s going on – a tenor will be singing a counter melody, a separate melody but made out of that same material. Referring to Lauridsen’s sacred music, the musicologist and conductor Nick Strimple said he was “the only American composer in history who can be called a firait-on, whose probing, serene work contains an elusive and indefinable ingredient which leaves the impression that all the questions have been answered Team Compass August 7, morten.

The site is also available in several languages. It must be easily sung. Views Read Edit View history. It was designed to go into your mind and never leave. And that’s how dare I told him about. Team Compass August 7, alisa. A National Medal of Arts recipient[1] he was composer-in-residence of the Los Angeles Master Chorale — [2] and has been a professor of composition diraito-n the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music for more than 40 years.


Composers on Composing for Choir Graphite Publishing. I always designed as a piece that had never been composed, always been there.

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Oxford Dlrait-on Press, A Winter Come on poems by Howard Moss. Se Per Havervi, Oime. Soneto de la Noche Pablo Neruda. And this is a chord that’s very much a favorite of theirs. Over one million copies of his scores have been sold and his Dirait-on, O Magnum Mysterium and O Nata Lux have become the all-time best selling octavos distributed by the Theodore Presser Co. He is a perfectionist who commands an outstanding technique, and is able to create elegantly-finished works of art that radiate with the glow of what is truly right and inevitable.

And then I took the idea of Dirait-on so they say as a little repeated repeated refrain.