Arvo Pärt: Dopo la vittoria

Arvo Pärt: Dopo la vittoria for mixed choir (SATB) a cappella | UE30429

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"Dopo la vittoria" is a cantata in italian language for mixed a cappella choir by Arvo Pärt, composed in 1996/1998.

Instrument:
for mixed choir (SATB) a cappella
Edition type:
choral score
Composer:
Pärt Arvo
Theme:
Contemporary Music
Languages:
Italian
  • UE30429
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6071-6
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-06070-0
  • 21 × 29.7 cm
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Contents – Dopo la vittoria for mixed choir (SATB) a cappella

  • Dopo la vittoria (für gemischten Chor a cappella)

Description

The text of "Dopo la Vittoria" comes from the encyclopaedia "A Historical Survey of Ecclesiastical Singers and Songs" (author of the encyclopaedia: Archbishop Philaret, published in St. Petersburg in 1902). Arvo Pärt: "This description fascinated me, and my decision was made promptly: This was to become my text, I wanted to set to music the original version in the way it had been written down in the encyclopaedia. So I used the unaltered Russian text and took its first line to become the title of my work. Its phrasing, dating from the year 1903, sounded to me almost like a poem in prose. The depiction itself has the form of a short two-person scenario. Ambrose baptizing Augustine. What I found particularly special and unusual in this story is the fact that Ambrose, whilst the ceremony was in full swing, began to sing this Te Deum and Augustine joined in, easily continuing the chant as if he had known it forever. And by singing antiphonally they finished off the Te Deum. I was fascinat

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Instrument:
for mixed choir (SATB) a cappella
Edition type:
choral score
Composer:
Pärt Arvo
Theme:
Contemporary Music
Languages:
Italian

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