Buy Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre at Concert Band Sheet Music . Based on one of Whitacres most popular choral works, Lux Aurumque, her. Please click on “MORE DETAILS” to view an image (PDF) of the Solo Cornet part. The fabulous Wind Band music of Eric Whitacre now. The band version of Lux Aurumque and the new choral version (Lux Nova) can be performed together seamlessly. Choir just sings a 1/2 step up. AM – 3 Oct .
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The version for mixed choir is part of Whitacre’s project Virtual Choir. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Whitacre even writes his own program notes. Here they are for Lux Aurumque:.
The choral version is informative for understanding how wurumque band version came to be. Eric Whitacre is one of the most-performed composers of his generation. It is set for SATB ; all parts are divided in two for most of the time, a solo soprano is employed in measures bqnd to 7, and the soprano is divided in three parts beginning in measure First, Gary Green is the director of bands at the University of Miami, and one of the top conductors of bands in the world.
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Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre – Wind Band Literature
It helped make Whitacre and soprano Melody Myers, see about 1: Inhe wrote an arrangement for wind ensemble. It was published by Walton Music in I had aurumqeu pleasure of working with him as a trumpeter in the New England Intercollegiate Band, so I can testify to his greatness.
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Archived from the original on 12 May Lux Aurumque received its premiere at the conference of the Texas Music Educators Association, and is dedicated with deep admiration for my dear friend Gary Green.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Lux Aurumque began its life as an a cappella choral work that I wrote in the bane of His choral works and band works have rapidly become accepted in the repertoire due to their strong appeal to audiences and players alike. The piece is also available for men’s choir.
Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre
Differently from other works of the composer, the piece is suitable for church servicesespecially for Christmas. Views Read Edit View history. The choral version became known through Whitacre’s project Virtual Choir in Archived from the original on 4 March Here they are for Lux Aurumque: Whitacre is quite web-savvy: Compositions by Eric Whitacre Contemporary classical compositions Choral compositions compositions Compositions in C-sharp minor Christmas music Concert band pieces.
August 22, Author: A performance takes about four minutes.
In addition to composing, Whitacre tours the world as a conductor of his own works. His recording of this is on YouTube, and it shows his full expressive power: Retrieved from ” https: His recording of this is on YouTube, and it shows his full expressive power:.
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aurumqye Retrieved 22 May Retrieved 7 February Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre The composer conducting, in The inspiration for the work was a short poem in English, “Light and Gold”, by Edward Esch bornwhich begins with the word “Light” and ends “angels bnd softly to the new-born babe”. The composer writes in the printed score: Light, warm and heavy as pure gold and the angels sing softly to the new-born baby.
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