Et misericordia (nr. 4 of The part of John Rutter’s Magnificat, performed by the Cambridge Singers. (Everyone who knows me knows that I am a Rutter fan and. Stream “Et misericordia” from John Rutter’s Magnificat by Katrina Thurman from desktop or your mobile device. Et misericordia; Gloria (Magnificat). John Rutter & Patricia Forbes & The Cambridge Singers & City of London Sinfonia & John Rutter. Show performers.

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The music includes elements of Latin American music. The orchestra consists of [1]. CITEREFBach A repeat of the text and the motifs of verse 1 concludes the movement, ending on Magnificatwithout retard, with accents on each syllable and cut short.

The work was published by Oxford University Press in Rutter scored the work for a female soloist, soprano or mezzo-sopranowho at times represents Mary, and a mixed choir, usually SATBbut sometimes with divided parts. Mary sings the song ruter the occasion of her visit to Elizabethas narrated in the Gospel of Luke Luke 1: Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat The information is given for the beginning of the movements.

The alto begins, marked “dolce and tranquillo” sweet and calm a melody of ten measures, beginning like the first motiv but more flowing. Sancta Mariaasking “for support of humanity, including the miaericordia, the timid, the clergy, women, and the laity”. Marked “Tranquil and flowing”, it imitates chant singing, with flexible times and in doric mode. While the canticle Magnificat was often set to music, being a regular part of Catholic vespers and Anglican evensongRutter’s work is one of few extended settings, along with Bach’s composition.

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Timpani, percussion and harp are the same as in the orchestra version, and for the strings, a minimum of two first violinstwo second violins, two violasone cello and one double bass required. Marked te maestoso”, the choral movement in D major opens with solemn dotted rhythms, [29] features miwericordia the French overture. Rutter followed the tradition of setting it to music, especially the work by Johann Sebastian Bach which also structures the text in movements of different character.


The extended composition in seven movements “for soprano or mezzo-soprano solo, mixed choir, and orchestra or chamber ensemble ” [1] is based on the Latin text, interspersed with rtuter Of a Rose, a lovely Rose “, an anonymous English poem on Marian themesthe beginning of the Sanctus and a prayer misericorfia Mary.

Albans Cathedral conducted by Andrew Lucas, summarizes that “the faster dynamic sections rely too heavily on formulaic use of ostinato rhythms and Rutter fingerprint instrumental colours.


She is seen as a rose bush with five branches: Carnegie HallNew York. The composer conducted the first performance in Carnegie Hall on 26 Mayand the first recording with the Cambridge Singers and the City of London Sinfonia. A reviewer notes that Rutter “emphasises the joy experienced by a … soon to be mother”, with “a good balance between the extrovert and intimate”, and singable melodies with an understanding for the voice.

In countries such as Spain, Mexico and Puerto Rico, feast days of the Virgin are joyous opportunities for people to take to the streets and celebrate with singing, dancing and processions.

It is repeated after the first stanza by soprano and tenor in unison. It is a daily part in Catholic vesper services and Anglican Evening Prayer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The second idea of the verse, Et sanctum nomen eius And holy is his namebuilds similarly. The composition is closed with the doxology Gloria Patri Glory be to the Father. The text of the doxology in the last movement is interspersed with a prayer to Mary, ” Sancta Maria, succure miseris ” Holy Mary, help those in need. The music is based on movement 3, repeating the dotted rhythm and the building from bass to two sopranos.


Magnificat by John Rutter The composer, The source for the details is the vocal score, [1] unless otherwise noted. The soprano and alto enter in unison Magnificat anima mea My soul doth magnify [the Lord]. Quia fecit mihi magna For he [that is mighty] hath done to me great thingsconcentrates on two ideas from the canticle verse.

Bach’s time give the text extended treatment. Miesricordia beginning of the third verse, Quia respexit humilitatem For he hath regarded the low estate [of his handmaiden]is rendered even simpler: Musicologist John Bawden notes that Rutter’s work has several features in common with Bach’s setting: He described the piece as a “virtual encyclopedia of musical cliches, a long-winded, tamely tonal, predictable exercise in glitzy populism.

Rutter frequently shifts tempo, key and time. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass misericordiz the Children Rutter inserted an anonymous English poem from the 15th century, Of a Rose, a lovely Roseas the second movement.

A motif alternating a measure of six undulating eighth-notes and a measure of one long note dominates the movement.

The basses sing a short call which dominates the movement, first marked “pp marcato”.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The following table shows the incipitTempo marking, voices, timekey and text sources for the seven movements. Set against this many of the lyrical passages are amongst his finest. Musical settings of it abound, though surprisingly few of them since J.

Then it is repeated five times, beginning with only the basses, marked piano, adding the motif in a higher part each time, with two sopranos, and increasing volume and intensity.