are based on themes of death and dying and as an assistant organist, Neumeister would have had frequent funeral services to play and would certainly have made use of those particular chorales
Dallas: The award-winning Turtle Creek Chorale
presents "Bells, Bows, & Bangles" (December 19-22) with special guests Resounding Joy, a bell ensemble from the city's Cathedral of Hope, the nation's largest Metropolitan Community Church congregation.
The women were brought together last year to keep busy while their regular chorale group went on hiatus for the summer.
For its members, ONE VOICE is not the only chorale or singing group in which they are involved, but many said the group is the most fun.
I am certain that the situation was the same in the case of many of the sixteenth-century chorales.
The constituents of the LCA and ALC came from traditions that--to the extent the sixteenth-century chorales were sung at all--used the isometric, or even-note, form of the sixteenth-century chorales that developed during the period of Pietism.
Bass recitative and aria were vigorous and authoritative and the chorales profoundly dig nified, but this account of Christ's birth never quite achieved the appropriate celebratory warmth.
The opening chorus is especially ebullient but director Jeffrey Skidmore was clearly keen to avoid early over-excitement, restraint and the enervating cathedral acoustic denying the fluid, sonorous chorale sound of the brilliant edge it needed to truly e xhilarate.
The Verdi ``Requiem'' opened up a unique opportunity for the two outstanding county chorales to pool their voices.
Recipient of two Grammy Awards and nominee for a third for his San Francisco Symphony Chorus recordings, George promises to guide the combined chorales to the pinnacle of performance excellence.
Unlike the group of settings provided for "Nun komm der Heiden Heiland," other chorales
may be provided with one or more brief intonations as well as a chorale
prelude, as, for example, the five-measure intonation by johannes Proger (b.
Before the appearance of the Worship Supplement nearly all liturgies available for Lutherans were set to adaptations of either Gregorian or Anglican chant music or to chorale
The "anchoring" and other visual cuing strategies still will apply; however, unlike the chorales
the student previously has studied, now markings will be made primarily between the staves.
At present, these works are considered a set (and included in this edition) because they exemplify elaborate settings of chorales
from late in the composer's career (mid-1740s-1754).
THOUSAND OAKS - More than 200 singers from the nationally renowned Angeles Chorale
and the UCLA Chorale
will be joined Saturday by the UCLA Orchestra as they perform Johannes Brahms' ``Requiem'' at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.