Concluding the concert was a grand rendition of the John Rutter's 'Magnificat
' by all the participating choral groups, accompanied by the UST Symphony Orchestra, which was conducted by Herminigildo Ranera.
Equally outstanding were the six soloists, notably bass Greg Skidmore's declamatory zest, tenor Bradley Smith's vocal athleticism in the Magnificat
's 'Deposuit' - a telling contrast to the romantic intensity of his duet with Martha McLorinan - and soprano Katie Trethewey's luminously passionate 'Komm in mein Herzenshaus' in Ein feste Burg.
That was certainly the case in his Nunc Dimittis which, along with the Magnificat
, is at the centre of the Anglican Mass, the Evensong.
They make a perfect end for each of the "hours" they grace: the Benedictus in the morning at lauds; the Magnificat
in the evening at vespers; the Nunc Dimittus or Canticle of Simeon as the last hour of prayer at night, or compline.
is to be sung alongside two of Bach's other works - Cantata No 50, Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft (Now Is Come Salvation and Strength) and No 31, Der Himmel Lacht!
In 1786, Bach programed the Magnificat
on a benefit concert, alongside the Credo from his Father's Mass in B Minor and the Hallelujah chorus from Handel's Messiah.
Marilyn Edwards has changed tack and Magnificat
is her second novel, following on from White Chin.
We describe how the experience of Notre Dame's first foray into university-school partnerships, the Magnificat
Schools initiative, informed the creation of the Notre Dame ACE Academy program.
Colin has written humorous plays and sketches in the past - including McScrooge: A Christmas Carol, The X-Mas Factor and Mary and the Magnificat
Splendors of the Rosary: Encountering the Mysteries of Christ with Mary comes from the founding publisher of the monthly magazine Magnificat
and provides meditations and quotes on Catholic spirituality, pairing lovely color photos and illustrations with prayers, evocations, Biblical passages, and reflections.
PLACE: The Magnificat
Center for Unity and Reconciliation, Wichita, KS
The Archbishop recalled one occasion where he was leading evensong there but nodded off during the singing of the Magnificat
, and fell over sideways.