Given the prevalence of, and admiration for, Elgar’s three large-scale oratorios and The Music Makers, it is good to hear a new recording of some of Elgar’s. Sheet Music – £ – A sheet music choral arrangement of Elgar’s “Ecce Sacerdos Magnus” for mixed voice choir. Ecce sacerdos magnus is an antiphon and a responsory from the common of confessor priest, in whose place the bishop stands. It has been often set to music by composers, including Anton Bruckner, Edward Elgar and Jules Van Nuffel.

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March Learn how and when to remove this template message. Gloria patri et filio et spiritui sancto. James O’Donnell has chosen the tempi carefully, allowing the music enough space to breathe in the Abbey’s generous acoustic whilst managing to avoid any sense of dragging.

To him He gave the blessing of all nations, and confirmed His covenant upon his head. The priest mentioned in the hymn refers to Christ, the high priest, in whose place the bishop stands. Its words are, Ecce sacerdos magnus, qui in diebus suis, placuit Deo, which means “behold the great priest, who in his days, pleased God”. Ecce sacerdos sacerdps is an antiphon and a responsory from the common of confessor bishops in the Liturgy of the Hours and in the Graduale Romanumand the Epistle in their proper Mass.


Therefore by an oath the Lord made him to increase among his people. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Ecce sacerdos magnus composer. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Worcester Cathedral ChoirDonald Hunt conductor.

The site is also available in several languages. Non est inventus similis illi, qui conservaret legem excelsi no one has been found to be like him in the saderdos of the laws of the Most High [Sir In this case it is dedicated to his boyhood friend Hubert Leicester, the son of a Worcester printer.

Christian liturgical music Christian music stubs. The choir edce well throughout and almost without fail produces a well-blended sound.

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Edward Elgar – Ecce Sacerdos Magnus SATB

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It belongs to Sir 50,1. In some of the short, quieter pieces, such as They are at rest and Ecce sacerdos magnusthey achieve a standard as near perfection as any.

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