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part song

1. a song composed in harmonized parts
2. a piece of homophonic choral music in which the topmost part carries the melody
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The public domain works include such pieces as Morley's April is in my mistress' face, Handel's Hallelujah, Amen (from Judas Maccabaeus), Mendelssohn's He that endure to the end (from Elijah), East's How merrily we live, as well as other madrigals and part-songs like Elgar's As torrents in summer.
In the sixteenth century, the part-song flourished alongside the madrigal.
Together with the part-song edition, the lieder volumes reviewed here afford an opportunity to ponder this question while offering a more nuanced and critically inclusive view of Schubert's lyric productivity.
Austern has interesting things to say about the importance of public and private spaces (that only the male head of the household had access to all spaces in the home, for example, and that the line between the home and the neighbourhood was extremely thin, necessitating firm mastery over the first) and about the disruptive potential of catches, or part-songs sung in canon by three or more voices, a genre associated with men.
In atmospheric complement to Britten's piece, “Seven Part-Songs for Female Voices and Strings,” by Gustav Holst (1874-1934) is an ethereal and deeply haunting work set to the poetry of Robert Bridges (1844-1930).
The Ilkley choir was formed in 1995 to specialise in mainly unaccompanied choral music, from Renaissance and Baroque periods, to modern, sacred, and secular music, madrigals part-songs, and motets and anthems.
Their repertoire includes madrigals, masses, motets, part-songs, glees, carols and the odd barbershop item thrown in.
Plainsong tunes, English folk songs, Victorian part-songs, vigorous new compositions from the fledgling twentieth century, and even gospel songs co-existed, more or less peaceably.
Before the release of Out Of Nothing, Danny told the Razz how the band had written 500 songs and part-songs but the success of the album has inspired them to carry on writing even more.
There were some of the wonderful part-songs by composers such as Sullivan, Parry and Elgar.
The Priory Singers and Hexham Orpheus Choir will perform Brahms's German Requiem and a selection of Parry's part-songs. Soloists will be Kathryn Jenkins (soprano) and Robert Seaton (baritone).
The Renaissance (early 15th to early 17th centuries) half of the program will sweep through madrigals, motets, chanconnes, part-songs, one movement of a mass and dance music, mainly from France, Germany, Italy and England by such masters as Guillaume Dufay, Johannes Ockeghem, Josquin Desprez, Claudin de Sermisy, Clement Janequin, Orlando di Lasso, Orazio Vecchi, Luca Marenzio, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Hanns Leo Hassler, Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Morley and John Dowland.