Beatitudes SATB – Choral Score by Arvo Part (). For SATB Choir, Organ. Bible, St Matthew 5, World Premiere: in Nathanaelkirche. The Beatitudes. composer. Arvo Pärt (b). /1; composed for the RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin. author of text. Bible. Matthew 5: Composed in , and revised in , for SATB Choir or soloists with Organ accompaniment, Part’s setting of The Beatitudes is one of only a handful of works .

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Berliner Messe; Magnificat; Summa. Perhaps this succession relates directly to the process used to construct the corresponding music.

This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since This so-called “tintinnabula” process likewise involves the combination of poles and pairs. Rejoice, bratitudes be exceeding glad: Sexy Trippy All Moods. The harmonic structure id built upon a series of pedal tones in the organ that chromatically ascend a perfect fifth, from a low D flat nearly two octaves below middle C to G sharp.


The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) – Arvo Pärt

Minimalism in Choral Music. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. The chords built above this ascending line proceed using common tones i.

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For more information, contact us at the following address: It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission. Melodic lines that move in scalar fashion, usually along a diatonic scale, are paired with “tintinnabula” voices, which are confined to tonic chord tones.

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Your gift is greatly appreciated. English Blessed are the poor in spirit: The musical gestures in this work are intimately tied to the tintinnabular process. Taken from Jesus’ “Sermon on the Mount,” as found in Matthew 5: Into the House and Gate of Heaven: Thus the tonic is always present, but there is a perpetual resistance to it; the causal relationships between consonances and dissonances are eliminated, as they cohabit the same tonal space.


Blessed are the peace makers: Blessed are the pure in heart: Of course, the original language of any text set to music is always considered important, and subsequent translations of a given work presuppose a certain amount of semantic, declamatory, and melodic compromise.

As the choir finishes the last verse which, uniquely, begins with “rejoice” rather than “blessed” and the emphatic “amen” that follows, the organ takes over with a long series of liquid arpeggios that follow a descending pedal line, eventually arriving full-circle at the original tonal center. Each verse states qrvo godly quality and the blessing attached to it; all except the last verse begin with the word “blessed.

The predominance of short words of one or two syllables turns into beatifudes contours that never stray too far from home. DUT List of language codes. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness sake: The Silence of Being: Streams Videos All Posts. Music of Peace and War.