Stream Nox Aurumque by ericwhitacre from desktop or your mobile device. Lyrics to ‘Nox Aurumque’ by Eric Whitacre: Gold, Tarnished and dark, Singing of night, Singing of death, Singing itself to sleep. And an angel dreams of. Lyrics for Nox Aurumque (Night and Gold) by Eric Whitacre. Aurum, (Gold) Infuscatum noctis, (Tarnished and dark) Canens noctis, (Singing of.

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Sexy Trippy All Moods. In writing whitacrr, I wanted to echo some of the musical material in Lux Aurumquewhile at the same time filling it with themes from Paradise Lost. That music that was already germinating in Whitacre ‘s mind immediately distinguishes itself from its companion Lux aurumque. Retrieved 22 May Tears of the ages.

Eric Whitacre – Nox Aurumque Lyrics

Retrieved 24 November First, Eric had already composed much of the musical material; several distinct melodic motifs were already formed and essential to the structure of the piece. The piece is also available for men’s choir. The angel in this instance has bright golden colors and remains somewhat somnolent, but dreams of “war” “bellorum,” with its associated images of tears, gilded shields, and aurumqud set to a wonderfully ominous set of deep dissonances and even polytonalities.


Et angelum somnit aurorarum et bellorum, Saeculorum aurorum fundit lacrimas, Lacrimas rerum bellorum. Hope, Faith, Life, Love: After this uplifting possibility, a third meditation on gold mediates between the consonant and dissonant harmonies, as if literally tarnished and unclear; the final musical gestures are two angelic songs of incongruously flapping wings in the tenors and shadows depicted in a disconcerting bimodal cadence, simultaneously in both major and minor modes.

This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat The first piece had a surprising enough genesis: Whiracre version for mixed choir is part of Whitacre’s project Virtual Choir. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Aurum, Infuscatum et obscurum, Canens noctis, Canens mortis, Acquiescens canendo…. Choral Music by Eric Whitacre.

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Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre The composer conducting, in Views Read Edit View history. Introspection Late Night Whjtacre. The cello plays the theme as underscore: Streams Videos All Posts. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Latin affected the English, and English affected Latin, in a tug of war between meaning and grammar. Gold, Tarnished and dark, Singing of night, Singing of death, Singing itself to sleep. Gold, Singing of wings, Singing of shadows. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. The composer writes in the printed score: It was published by Walton Music in You are too heavy to carry, Too heavy for flight.


It is a Christmas piece based on a Latin poem of the same name, which translates as “Light, warm and heavy as pure gold, and the angels sing softly to the new born babe aurkmque.

In this case, instead of the life-giving Christ child, the angel of the poem should dream of war and sing of death.

Gold, Tarnished and weary, Awaken! Here is a summation of our process together, recalled by the poet himself:.

The cello plays it here the descending octatonic line at the surumque of Eldest of All:. Gold, Singing of wings, Singing of shadows. The cello plays it here the descending octatonic line at the end of Eldest of All: Some years later, he decided to write a companion piece and apparently went even further into sonic determinism.