“It is the motet Ecce sacerdos magnus, WAB 13, ” Behold a great priest”, a responsory or processional antiphon used for the reception of a bishop. It is originally. In the sixty years old Anton Bruckner, a truly devoted Roman Catholic, completed his motet ‘Ecce sacerdos magnus’ for chorus, 3 trombones and organ. Ecce sacerdos magnus. composer. Anton Bruckner (). celebrating the th anniversary of the founding of the Linz diocese. author of text.

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The most of the performers are singing the Ecxe in Gregorian mode. The trombones, which usually double the low voices, occasionally adopt independent lines. Cambridge Companions to Music. It is a musical setting of the antiphon of the same title.

List of compositions by Anton Bruckner Category: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Accordingly, he often created works for particular groups to perform at specific occasions. The piece of in total bars is a six-part responsorium in A minor for eight-voice mixed choir, three trombones and organ: Inhe created “Funday Songs,” a radio show which was broadcast three times a week into Newark classrooms.

The ritornello on the words “Ideo jurejurando” is expanded and contrasted with episodes “that seem to trace the evolution of church music” in their varied use of texture. Born in Newark, New Jersey, Gordon began his music training with violin lessons at age six. Powered by Invisible Gold 3. The piece includes several references to Bruckner’s Libera meparticularly in the harmonic writing. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Editor’s Section Latest News!! He gave him the blessing of all nations, and confirmed his covenant upon his head. Views Read Edit View history. The Cambridge companion to Bruckner. In addition to his conducting and composing, Gordon was involved with several state and national music education organizations.

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This page was last edited on 30 Augustat Lieder — Der Mondabend c. The full text, translated, is: As a composer, Gordon strove to balance the experimental ideas and techniques of the 20th century with more traditional compositional techniques.

His later teachers included James Efross violin and Mandel Svet violin, piano, and harmony. December 15, Newsletter: The antiphon, which was intended as processional music for the entrance of the bishop into the cathedral, was thus designed to be “majestic” and “ceremonial” in character. Psalm settings — Psalm Magnificat Psalm 22 c.

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Motet by Anton Bruckner. His master’s thesis was on German Singspiel, and his dissertation, completed inwas titled “Contemporary Music for Performing Groups. The altar of the Old Cathedral of Linz. Only a few are singing it in accordance with the score: Philip Gordon was a composer, arranger, conductor, and music educator.


Organ works — Two Aequali He also believed in the importance of hearing one’s own compositions performed. It has also not been performed during Bruckner’s life. Anton Bruckner — Leven en Werken.

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It is originally written for mixed chorus and brasses. The wind and wind-chorus music of Anton Bruckner. Berky john abruckner.

Gordon received bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees from Columbia University, where he studied English Literature and Germanic Languages. Behold a great priest, who in his days pleased God.

Retrieved from ” https: It was completed by magnuw April and sent to Burgstaller in mid-May. Features A Brief History of Abruckner. Therefore, by an oath, the Lord made him increase among scaerdos people.

It’s based on words from Ecclesiasticus Its grand style reminds us of the late symphonies, consistent with its date of The work’s “most enthralling feature” is “the antiphonal writing of Gabrielian grandeur” in bars 64— The performance was by the National Youth Band of Canada.

Gordon also focused on composing high-caliber music for young students, composing for the groups under his direction mafnus a music teacher at South Side High School in Newark.