Words. Te lucis ante terminum. Rerum Creator poscimus. Ut pro tua clementia. Sis praesul et custodia. Procul recedant somnia. Et noctium phantasmata. Evening Hymn. First line: Te lucis ante terminum. composer. Henry Balfour Gardiner (). author of text. Anonymous – traditional. Roman Breviary. Balfour Gardiner’s Evening Hymn was published with both English and Latin texts The Latin is the ancient Compline hymn Te lucis ante te.
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This page was last edited on 13 Februaryat Evening Hymn First line:.
It was published in Compline hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum “. This probably resulted in his missing the opportunity to promote his own works, some of which betray a strong Delian influence.
Gardiner set the anthem in D major for four voices, sometimes divided, and organwriting the same music for both an English text and the Latin version by Pope Urban VIII. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
His Evening Hymn dates from and is quite unrepresentative of his compositional idiom. It is regarded as Gardiner’s best-known work and a classic of the English choral tradition. Gardiner set the three stanzas differently, with long organ prelude and interludes, following the mood of the text.
June Total duration: Henry Balfour Gardiner Retrieved 8 December Te lucis ante terminum”. SATB choir and organ. Hyperion has captured the famed acoustics of St Paul’s to perfection. Evening Hymn” Te lucis ante terminum eevening “Thee, Lord, before the balfout of day” is an anthem composed by Henry Balfour Gardinera setting of the Latin compline hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum ” for four voices and organin both English and Latin.
Evening Hymn (Henry Balfour Gardiner)
Don’t show me this message again. The concluding Amen begins with a powerful entry of the alto, followed by imitation in the other voices, leading to a restful ending in low register and very softly.
Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser eveing a recent version or update your Flash plugin. The long, seamless phrases, carefully written dynamic changes and effective use of eveming, have made this piece a favourite in any parish choir’s repertory. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Evening Hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum ” Anthem by H. Retrieved from ” https: The second stanza is written for unaccompanied voices.
Cantus Mundi: Evening Hymn (Henry Balfour Gardiner)
The Latin text is the compline hymn ” ” Te lucis ante terminum ” from the Roman Baldour. The site is also available in several languages. The choir of Jesus College Cambridge contemplates the hours that take us from day into night in a programme of works by English composers from the sixteenth and twentieth centuries.
They sing with perfect unity and a rare vigour. Other recordings available for download. Two Centuries of British Symphonism.
Evening Hymncalled a “noble” anthem, is regarded as Gardiner’s best-known work  and a classic of the English choral tradition, often performed in evensong. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Introduction English Gardiner spent much of his time helping to establish the works of Bax, Holst, Grainger and Quilter. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.
Gardiner had studied at Dr. The second stanza, reflecting the night’s frightening fantasies, has been described as “hushed”.
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