Canticles


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Canticles,

another name for the Song of SolomonSong of Solomon,
 Song of Songs,
or Canticles,
book of the Bible, 22d in the order of the Authorized Version. Although traditionally ascribed to King Solomon, many scholars date it as late as the 3d cent. B.C. It is in form a collection of love poems.
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Each psalm or canticle is punctuated with a doxology, sanctifying whatever plaintive words of prayer came before.
Director of Evangelism of the Methodist Archdiocese of Lagos, Reverend Samuel Ajayi, said the 2018 Festival of Hymns and Canticles, with the theme: Singing in Spirit, was proposed to convey the Methodist Church choir across the Archdiocese of Lagos and train them the real essence of the church's music.
In the following section, we are given the text plus Rolle's commentary on twelve 'canticles' from the Old and New Testaments and other sources.
Wrote Check: That this military triumph is also a Marian feast underscores our image of the Blessed Virgin prefigured in the Canticle of Canticles: 'Who is she that cometh forth as the morning rising, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army set in array?'
We learned the Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei, and a few other canticles and hymns.
Ben Parry, the director of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain, said: "It was so exciting to hear Solihull School's Chamber Choir sing my new Canticles in the wonderful acoustic of St Paul's."
Luke, Beneventan music that has been altered by contact with the Frankish-Roman repertory, and the Roman Easter Vigil Canticles; the persistence of chant and medieval music in seventeenth-century Iceland and eighteenth-century Toledo; the origins of forms and ideas, such as ways of singing hexameter in tenth-century Europe and Alcuin's de laude Dei and other early medieval sources of office chants; and French music in the Middle Ages, including the location of music theory treatises in Paris from 900-1450.
Info: Email cardiffblueschoir@gmail.com Britten's Five Canticles St David's Hall, Cardiff, 3pm Tickets: PS7 A celebration of Benjamin Britten's centenary with a new dramatisation of this set of songs.
Tomorrow's concert at St Mary's Church, Warwick, opens with the Russian Easter Festival Overture by Rimsky-Korsakov, based on themes from a collection of Russian Orthodox canticles.
Not surprisingly, the book is divided into chapters whose overall structure reflects the poem's tripartite composition of three canticles corresponding to Hell, Purgatory and Paradise, respectively, with an inner division of nine infernal circles (with sub-circles), purgatorial terraces, the Terrestrial Paradise and seven heavenly spheres.
Britten was represented by two of his Canticles, 'Still Falls the Rain' sustainedly sombre with suppressed anger (hornist Richard Watkins rich in piercing timbres, tenor Mark Padmore expressively equal to the challenge set by his great predecessor Peter Pears, pianist Julius Drake such an empathetic foil), and the warmly serene 'My Beloved is Mine', for tenor and piano alone, bringing such a contrast.
19:00 Christmas canticles on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of Saint George church, Mieh Mieh, Sidon.