“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 performance was by the National Youth Band of Canada.
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I did some asking around and William Carragan provided the following information: It is originally written for mixed chorus and brasses. Its grand style reminds us of the late symphonies, consistent with its date of When the sacervos play alone you can hear the rhythm of the words of the magnue, Ideo jurejurando fecit illum Dominus crescere in plebem suam.
The full text, translated, is: Behold a great priest, who in his days pleased God.
sacerdow Therefore, by an oath, the Lord made him increase among his people. He gave him the blessing of all nations, and confirmed his covenant upon his head.
It’s based on words from Ecclesiasticus Philip Gordon was a composer, arranger, conductor, and music educator. Born in Newark, New Jersey, Gordon began his music training with violin lessons at age six.
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His later teachers included James Efross violin and Mandel Svet violin, piano, and harmony. Gordon received bachelor, master, and sxcerdos degrees from Columbia University, where he studied English Literature and Germanic Languages.
His master’s thesis was on German Singspiel, and his dissertation, sacedos inwas titled “Contemporary Music for Performing Groups.
In cooperation with the Works Progress Administration WPAGordon organized several orchestras and bands, which performed concerts in parks, schools, community centers, hospitals, and other public institutions. As a composer, Gordon strove to balance the experimental ideas and techniques of the 20th century with more traditional compositional techniques.
He also believed in the importance of hearing one’s own compositions performed. Accordingly, he often created works for particular groups to perform at specific occasions. Gordon also focused on sacedos high-caliber music for young students, composing for the groups under his direction while a music teacher at South Side High School in Newark.
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Inhe created “Funday Songs,” a radio show which was broadcast three times a week into Newark classrooms. These minute radio scripts were comprised of several songs composed by Gordon, with lyrics by Ilo Orleans.
In addition to his conducting and composing, Gordon was involved with several state and national music education organizations.
While at South Side High School, Gordon taught orchestra, chorus, harmony, music appreciation, and music fundamentals. Upcoming Bruckner Performances New Releases: Powered by Magnhs Gold 3.