Nunc dimittis


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the prayer of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32)

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It was then that the Benedictus, the Magnificat, and the Nunc Dimittis became sources of consolation and strength.
He strikes a characteristic note in solution of James Mearns's "puzzlement" that the Nunc dimittis is lacking among the canticles in the Vespasian Psalter: "The answer is clear and instructive: that since the canticle has never been part of the monastic form of compline, its absence here shows that the Canterbury monks' office c.
The work was written to be sung at services lasting through the night before major festivals such as Christmas and Easter, and the choir will perform several extracts, including the joyous opening Come Let Us Worship, the Nunc Dimittis, and the better-known Hail Mary.
Directed by Christopher Stokes with Jeffrey Makinson at the organ, they sing the Magnificat Nunc Dimittis from The Great Service, the six Songs of Farewell and Hear My Words Ye, People, with baritone soloist Mark Rowlinson.
This section of the Nunc Dimittis is a good sample:
The concluding Nunc Dimittis by the dying scientist and priest of the Church of England is a moving reminder of this context.
Rallying a bit, he asked me and his two middle-aged, nonobservant children to sing the Nunc Dimittis.
Nunc dimittis (Treble Chorus, a cappella), by Jackson Berkey.
Nunc dimittis, Domine, Servum tuum ("despide ahora, Senor, a tu servidor")
La estructura del libro se articula conforme la liturgia de las horas, desde el <<invitatorio>> y maitines hasta las completas que culminan en el Nunc dimittis.
Stylistically, the scoring is typically Elizabethan (although so early in her reign that can hardly have been codified), yet the perceived gulf between the First and Second Services is based more on the hitherto available editions of the respective evening canticles (that of the First Service--an unreliable edition by Simkins, that of the Second Service--which is reliable--by Wulstan) than on a truer comparison of the Nunc Dimittis of the First Service and the Venite of the Second, when the gulf narrows considerably.
I'm particular looking forward to a concert at All Saints Church, Penarth, by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir who will perform five works by Part, including his moving Nunc Dimittis.
I'm particularly looking forward to a concert at All Saints Church, Penarth, by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir who will perform five works by Part, including his moving Nunc Dimittis.
The evening begins with Nunc Dimittis by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, followed by madrigals in the form of Alessandro Scarlatti's "O Morte" and Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi's "Gloria d'Amore.
Artistic director and conductor Jeffrey Skidmore steered a skilful path through some 30 seasonal choral items, taking in traditional carols from the British Isles as well as works from further afield, including Rachmaninoff's Nunc Dimittis, F Roy Bennett's African Crib Carol and Poulenc's O magnum mysterium.