Les Chansons des Roses: V. Dirait-on official lyrics by Morten Lauridsen: Dirait- on Abandon entouré d’abandon, tendresse touchant aux tendresses. Morten Lauridsen’s lyrical settings of Rainer Maria Rilke’s Les roses have become part of mainstream choral repertory. Deftly crafted and elegant in their. Morten Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses, 5 songs for chorus – Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives (), the.
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Jazz Latin New Age. Les chansons des roses is unified by the composer’s consistent use of the D flat major tonality, particular recurring motives, a tendency to set each phrase independently, and a limited harmonic vocabulary.
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 dws right through you.
Oxford University Press, The Polyphony performances make it clear why Lauridsen is today’s preeminent choral composer; you’ll hear every nuance of voicing and harmony, enveloped by a choral sound that is shaped by a masterly hand, with quicksilver changes and contrasts. Luci Serene e Chiare VI. From a choir as good as Polyphony and wow, is it good in this piece!
Chansons des roses, Les
Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of chanspns of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
The documentary film Shining Night: In he received the National Medal of Arts from the President in a White House ceremony, “for his composition of radiant choral works combining musical beauty, power and spiritual depth that have thrilled audiences worldwide”. Their glorious sound and subtle interpretations do complete justice to Lauridsen’s scores, including the Mid-Winter SongsLes chansons des roses and the brand-new, rapturous Nocturnes, of which this disc is chansohs premiere recording.
Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Like the German poet, the American composer has tapped a profound source of inspiration by contemplating the evanescent beauty of a rose. Aside from poems written in his native tongue of German, Rilke created a substantial body of French verse.
O Magnum Mysterium . The movement, vaguely in C sharp minor, thus sounds very much in the overall tonal vein of the cycle. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Lauridsen worked as a Forest Service firefighter and lookout on an isolated tower near Mt. Introspection Late Night Partying. Share on facebook twitter tumblr.
Don’t show me this message again. The Racing Waterfall IV. Morten Lauridsen on Waldron Island in Soneto de la Noche Pablo Neruda. His musical approaches are very diverse, ranging from direct to abstract in response to various characteristics subject matter, language, style, structure, historical era, etc.
Lauridsen brilliantly emphasizes the cumulative quality of Dirait-on—which is filled with elaborate polyphony that flows by as naturally as a stream—by reserving the entry of the piano for this luminous finale.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the middle section, the lower three voices unite to drive the setting, as the soprano spins out lyrical lines above them.
Les Chansons des Roses, 5 songs for chorus
Views Read Edit View history. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The first song, “En une lauridssen fleur” In Only One Floweris a madrigal-like setting that declaims its text quickly and lightly in a homophonic texture.
In Dirait-on Lauridsen magically evokes the wistfulness of the chansons populaires immortalized by Edith Piaf. Se Per Havervi, Oime.
Chansons des roses, Les
For choral—and especially Lauridsen—fans, neglecting this disc is not an option’ Classics Today. A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen.
In seinem einsichtsvollen Band Reading Rilke: Archived from the original on Doubtless this disc also attests to Lauridsen’s superb ability to write for choral voices while creating those atmospheric sounds which bring a feeling of inner peace to even the most lauridsn ear.