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canto

a main division of a long poem
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Within the entries themselves, chants which appear in Rene-Jean Hesbert's Corpus Antiphonalium Officii ([CAO] Rome: Herder, 1963-1979) are so noted, as are indications of other kinds, such as CANTUS identification numbers (provided when a CAO number is not given by Hesbert).
Live performance by the women's choir Cantus Novus Femina of the Epilogi Cultural Movement of Limassol and the Concordia String Quartet.
Cantus male choir, Timothy Cheek, Sonja Kaye Thompson--piano four hands.
When the soprano voices and oboes enter with the chorale melody in half-notes, the rest of the vocal ensemble supports the cantus firmus in block homophony and is joined with a return of the lively ritornello material in the violins.
Among the premier men's vocal ensembles in the United States, Cantus will perform a program of anthems from around the world, written by a wide variety of composers and styles and ranging in time from the Renaissance to the 21st century.
"As I grew older," she writes in the liner notes for her second album, Cantus, "I discovered the marimba and instantly knew this was the instrument for me." Since then she's toured Asia, Europe, and the United States as a solo percussionist and with many orchestras.
The same is true of Arvo Part's Cantus in Memorium Benjamin Britten, which the orchestra played later in the evening.
Under musical director Peter Parfitt, pieces will include Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten and An Oxford Elegy by Vaughan Williams.
The event featured American group Sweet Honey in the Rock and South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares from Bulgaria; and Cantus from the USA.
That had already been unearthed in Arvo Part''s now well-established and glorious Cantus tribute to Benjamin Britten, with its tolling bell, and somehow timeless in its rolling mysticism, inherent from such earlier works as Pachelbel''s ubiquitous Canon.
On Sunday, S4C and Radio Cymru's Dilwyn Morgan hosts the mixed section with Cantus Polonicum, Cavan Singers, Cor Godre'r Garth, Ger y Ffin, Holme Valley Singers and University of Lancaster.