"It is customary to do all the harmonies to Gloria in excelsis
Deo on your own, in the kitchen, while wrestling with a turkey at 6am on December 25"
Jenkins says: "Gloria in excelsis
Deo is the title and opening line of an ancient hymn that begins with the words that the angels sang when the birth of Christ was announced to shepherds in Luke 2:14.
In the first movement of his Gloria , scored for choir, vocal soloists, brass ensemble, organ, and percussion, Rutter utilizes brass instruments to create rising scaffolds of sounds upon which to hang the words of praise: "Gloria in Excelsis
Deo"; the second movement is an otherworldly andante with haunting writing for the organ, while the third movement, lively and rhythmic, ends with vibrant fireworks.
A trio of trumpets will join the choir and soloists Susan Moore, soprano, and Christopher Johnson, tenor, for Bach's Cantata No.191, Gloria in Excelsis
Other highlights were the jazzy French-inspired Suite de Noel and the Louisiana twist given to Gloria in Excelsis
Deo, which had everyone's feet stomping.
Rather loose tempi in the Gloria in excelsis
from Vivaldi's Gloria, plus an over-exposed tenor line was not good.
This past summer, it featured a rare production of Partenope and the world premiere of a recently discovered work by Handel, Gloria in excelsis
Deo, for soprano, two violins and basso continuo.
From the rousing opening item, Gloria in Excelsis
by Shaw, an exemplary fanfare to the proceedings, to Elgar's My Love Dwelt, the rich programme revealed a multitude of delight.
One such passage is the abrupt break between the opening 'Gloria in excelsis
' and 'et in terra pax', to which she attaches a lengthy argument about the contrasting representations of the heavenly and the earthly.
Si canto solenissima Messa sonandosi alcuna volta le trombe al Gloria in excelsis
et al credo ...(25)
Rosa, serenaded the guests with Christmas carols, their angelic voices resonating throughout the lobby as they sang 'Carol of the Bells,' 'Gloria in Excelsis
Deo,' 'Kumukutikutitap' and other familiar tunes.
The melody by the name of Allein Gott in der hoh sei Ehr (for the hymn "All Glory be to God on High") was not a new tune but is reworking by Nicolas Decius of an older chant melody for the "Gloria in excelsis
." Luther's musical assistant is Johann Walter, not Johann Walther, organist and cousin of.