Choir MIDI learning files for works by John Rutter. Magnificat anima mea. Tutti. Soprano 1. Soprano 2. Alto 1. Alto 2. Tenor 1. Tenor 2. Baritone. Bass. (2). John Rutter. Magnificat. Vocal score. Forces or Category: Soprano/mezzo- soprano solo, SATB, & full orchestra/chamber orchestra. Orchestration: Full orchestra.

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Full scores, vocal scores, and instrumental parts are available on hire. Marked “Andante maestoso”, the choral movement in D major opens with solemn dotted rhythms, [29] features of the French rtter. The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique Magjificat every stone shall cry Bob Chilcott.

Conductor’s score and parts on hire – chamber orchestra version. And just as Bach included several additional Christmas movements in the original E-flat version of his Magnificat, so too Rutter incorporates three extra elements into the standard Latin text.

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 jhn required. Mass of the Children John Rutter.

Magnificat Vocal score John Rutter. Set against this many of the lyrical passages are amongst his finest. The chamber version replaces the brass mostly by the organ and uses only one each of flute, oboe, clarinet and horn. Arise, shine John Rutter. Quia fecit mihi magna For he [that is mighty] hath done to me great thingsconcentrates on two ideas from the canticle verse. 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.

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.


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 jlhn volume magmificat intensity. John Rutter Carols John Rutter. The Song of Songs Howard Skempton. A motif alternating a measure of six undulating eighth-notes and a measure of one long note dominates the movement. Mary sings the song on the occasion of her visit to Elizabethas narrated in the Gospel of Luke Luke 1: The second verse, Et exultavit spiritus meus And my spirit hath rejoicedis sung first by soprano and alto in third parallels.


The vocal motif of Magnificat leaps up a major sixth and rises even higher. The following table shows the incipitTempo marking, voices, timekey and text sources for the seven movements. The Magnificat by John Rutter is a musical setting of the biblical canticle Magnificatcompleted in Bach’s time give the text extended treatment.

Rutter frequently shifts tempo, key and time. A mavnificat 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.

The information is given for the beginning of the movements. Wedding Canticle John Rutter. Sancta Mariaasking “for support of humanity, including the needy, the timid, the clergy, women, and the laity”.

Choir Midi Learning Files – Rutter Magnificat

He now divides his time between composition and conducting and is sought after as a guest conductor for the world’s leading choirs and orchestras. Canticles of Light Bob Chilcott. Vocal score on hire. Rutter scored the work for magnifica female soloist, soprano or mezzo-sopranowho at times represents Mary, and a mixed choir, usually SATBbut sometimes dutter divided parts.

Conductor’s score and parts on hire – full orchestra version. Abide with me William H. Rejoice and be merry John Rutter. In a process similar to movement 3, the voices build bass to divided soprano. It is a daily part in Catholic vesper services and Anglican Evening Prayer.

Rutter – Magnificat – Programme Notes

Magnificcat the fact that the two works are about as different in style as they could possibly be, they nevertheless do share some basic similarities. She is seen as a rose bush with five branches: 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.


These images of outdoor celebration were, I think, somewhere in my mind as I wrote, though I was not fully conscious of the fact till afterwards. This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat Retrieved from ” https: A Crown of Glory John Rutter.

I had long wished to write an extended Magnificat, but was not sure how to approach it until I found my starting point in the association of the text with the Virgin Mary. The composition is closed with the doxology Gloria Patri Glory be to the Father.

The basses sing a short call which dominates the movement, first marked “pp marcato”. While the bass sings the line first, the tenor adds a sequence of sustained notes rising step by step one fifth. Carnegie HallNew York. His compositions embrace choral, orchestral, and instrumental music, and he has edited or co-edited various choral anthologies, including four Carols for Choirs volumes with Sir David ,agnificat and the Oxford Choral Classics series.

The work was published by Oxford University Press in The orchestra consists of [1]. Full score – orchestral version. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Critical reception has been mixed, appreciating that the “orchestration is brilliant and very colourful” [2] and “the music weaves a magical spell of balm and peace”, [3] but also experiencing a “virtual encyclopedia of musical cliches, a … predictable exercise in glitzy populism”.