Gloria in excelsis


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Gloria in excelsis

(ĕksĕl`sĭs) [Lat.,=glory in the highest], the Angelic Hymn or greater doxologydoxology
[Gr. doxa=glory] formulaic ascription of praise to God, encountered in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic tradition. The best-known doxologies of the Christian church are Gloria in excelsis, or the greater doxology; Gloria Patri,
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, ancient Christian hymn beginning, according to the Authorized Version, "Glory be to God on high, and on earth, peace, goodwill towards men." An amplification of Luke 2.14, the hymn was of Greek origin and took its place in the Roman Mass about the beginning of the 6th cent. In the Latin Mass it follows the Kyrie.
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"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 Deo.
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.