Some parishes sing the Te Deum at the end of the mass on Trinity Sunday; at St. Mary’s, two thurifers stand at each end of the altar and swing. Buy Festival Te Deum (SATB) by Benjamin Britten at Choral Sheet Music. A most intriguing work, this has the organ beginning in 3/4 ti. B. BRITTEN – FESTIVAL TE DEUM. Soprano. We praise Thee, O God, Voice with metronome · Emphasised voice and other voices · All voices. Thou art the King.

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chantblog: “Festival Te Deum in E”: Benjamin Britten

War Requiem vritten. To thee all Angels cry aloud: The work is scored for three choirs women’s choir, men’s choir, and mixed choirprepared piano, divisi strings, and wind harp.

List of compositions by Benjamin Britten Category: Views Read Edit View history. It is all very straightforward in reality, it just looks complicated. The smoke swirls up, up, up Email required Address never made public.

In the middle section the text “Thou art the King of Glory, O Christ” is exclaimed in fanfare-like motifs in the voices, matched by “short dramatic outbursts” on the organ. To find out more, including how nritten control cookies, see here: We therefore pray thee, help thy servants: The piece ends deep in thought, but is content with that.


I love such musical joie de vivre, and not gritten choir is able to produce it convincingly as these chaps.

Festival Te Deum

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thou art the everlasting Son: When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death: Tintinnabulation is a process in which a chosen triad encircles a melody, manifesting itself in specific positions in relation to the melody according to a predetermined scheme of adjacency.

Thou art the King of Glory: The choir joins and takes the canticle to its gentle conclusion with the soloist having the last word.

Britten wrote the vocal parts for the abilities of a parish church choir, but a demanding organ part. In the case of Te Deum, it is a D triad that is featured in the T-voice, and as such provides the harmonic basis for the entire piece. The importance of the organ part is also stressed, for it often operates in rhythmic independence of the choir, though it is complementing their melodies at all times.


This page was last edited on 26 Mayat The sound these choirs make is of great beauty, and is captured in a flawless recording Audio Visual For Sale.

The Sixteen and the Finzi Singers tend to use more vibrato, but also offer polished performances. Other recordings available for download. The work ends with a reprise of the organ chords and a treble soloist, joined by the choir, bringing it to a “gentle conclusion”.

The soloist was Peter Titcombe, the organist was G.

Make them to be numbered with thy Saints: Tintinnabuli is often described as a minimalistic compositional technique, as its harmonic logic departs from that of the tonal tradition of Western classical music, creating its own distinct harmonic system. Repertoire note by Paul Spicer. Notify me of new comments via email. The structure of the piece is also different from the earlier work.