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Lauridsen: ‘Soneto de la Noche’ A setting of Pablo Neruda’s 89th Sonnet performed by the University of Southern California Chamber Singers, conducted by. composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Soneto de la Noche, for chorus on AllMusic. Morten Lauridsen . Soneto de la Noche from Nocturnes (excerpt) Composed by Morten Lauridsen Poem by Pablo Neruda Performed by The Singers on Mid-Winter Songs. I am so .
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Born in Colfax, Wash. His music is distinctive, mystical, recognizable.
On the line “I want all that I love to keep on living,” Lauridsen asks for a faster tempo and a somewhat brighter harmony, concluding the first three lines with a soli flowering in the soprano voices as he imagines his love continuing to flourish. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Lauridsen treats the first two quatrains of his text in similar fashion, harmonically rich but tonally grounded with only brief flights of internal melodic escape from the predominant homophony.
High summer holds the earth. Brock Memorial Commission for the national convention of the American Choral Directors Association was awarded to Lauridsenand he responded with a cycle of three choral pieces 3 Nocturnes dealing with the deep and sensual evocation of lovers in the evening, each highlighting different aspects of how they love each other in nocturnal touching.
A sudden harmonic shift brings sonic brightness to his vision of her continuing presence, loving the world, and proving the reason for his song. I want all that I love to keep on living, and you whom I loved and sang above all things To keep flowering into full bloom.
The Providence Singers Inc. When I die, I want your hands upon my eyes: As a surprising counterpart to these deeply erotic settings, Lauridsen chose to craft his middle movement of the Nocturnes around the 89th sonnet from Pablo Neruda ‘s “Cien Sonetos de Amor,” a piece of poetry in which the touching of the lovers is envisioned after a death.
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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Sure on this shining night Of starmade shadows round, Kindness must watch for me This side the ground. If, with my burning hands, I could melt the body surrounding your lover’s heart, ah!
Lauridsen closes the song with a return to the opening text and opening harmonies, in lla somewhat more distant musical guise; single voice parts now intone some of the words of the lover’s hope, which before had been sung in confident choral homophony.
Though several of his most often-performed pieces are single a cappella motets, composer Morten Lauridsen onche to specialize in choral cycles. I want you to live while I wait sonetk you, asleep, I want your ears to stiil hear the wind, I want you to smell the scent of the sea we both loved, and to continue walking on the sand we walked on.
How the night would become translucent, taking it for a late star, which, from the first moments of the world, was forever lost, and which begins its course with its blonde light, trying to reach out toward its first night, its night, its summer night.
The nocturnal intimacy here at the center of Lauridsen ‘s cycle may be as passionate as that of the framing movements, and perhaps even laurideen profound, signaled by the choice for Soneto de la Noche to compose without the piano accompaniment. Streams Videos All Posts.
Soneto de la Noche, for chorus
Introspection Late Night Partying. He divides his time between southern California and the Pacific Northwest, where he maintains a cabin on one of the remote San Juan Islands off the Washington coast.
Helens when he decided to follow his interest in music.