“It is the motet Ecce sacerdos magnus, WAB 13, ” Behold a great priest”, a responsory or processional antiphon used for the reception of a bishop. It is originally. In the sixty years old Anton Bruckner, a truly devoted Roman Catholic, completed his motet ‘Ecce sacerdos magnus’ for chorus, 3 trombones and organ. Ecce sacerdos magnus. composer. Anton Bruckner (). celebrating the th anniversary of the founding of the Linz diocese. author of text.

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In cooperation with the Works Progress Administration WPAGordon organized several orchestras and bands, which performed evce in parks, schools, community centers, hospitals, and other public institutions. The work’s “most enthralling feature” is “the antiphonal writing of Gabrielian grandeur” in bars 64— Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 30 Augustat Views Read Edit View history.

In addition to his conducting and composing, Gordon was involved with several state and national music education organizations.

He gave him the blessing of all nations, and confirmed his covenant upon his head. Features A Brief History of Abruckner. Berky john sacercos.

While at South Side High School, Gordon taught orchestra, chorus, harmony, music appreciation, and music fundamentals. The most of the performers are singing the Chorale in Gregorian mode. His master’s thesis was on German Singspiel, and his dissertation, completed inwas titled “Contemporary Music for Performing Groups.

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List of compositions by Anton Bruckner Category: As a composer, Gordon strove to balance the experimental ideas and techniques of the 20th century with more traditional compositional techniques. It was completed by 28 April and sent to Burgstaller in mid-May.


Motet by Anton Bruckner. His later teachers included James Efross violin and Mandel Svet violin, piano, and harmony. Accordingly, he often created works for particular groups to perform at specific occasions. In contrast, the harmonic structure is more reflective of Bruckner’s own bruc,ner style. The antiphon, which was intended as processional music for the entrance of the bishop into the cathedral, was thus designed to be “majestic” and “ceremonial” in character.

Therefore, by an oath, the Lord made him increase among his people. Only a few are singing it in accordance with the score: Born in Newark, New Jersey, Gordon began his music training with violin lessons at age six. Upcoming Bruckner Performances New Releases: Dir dcce hohen Feste Mayer Cantata: Editor’s Section Latest News!! Its grand style reminds us of the late symphonies, consistent with its date of December 15, Newsletter: It has also not been performed during Bruckner’s life.

The full text, translated, is: It is a musical setting of the antiphon of the same title. It’s based on words from Ecclesiasticus Philip Gordon was a composer, arranger, conductor, and music educator. The ritornello on the words “Ideo jurejurando” is expanded and contrasted with episodes “that seem to trace the evolution of church music” in their varied use of texture.


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The wind and wind-chorus music of Anton Bruckner. These nagnus radio scripts were comprised of several songs composed by Gordon, with lyrics by Ilo Orleans. An instrumental arrangement of Ecce sacerdos magnus, WAB The Cambridge companion to Bruckner. This work was composed at the request of Johann Burgstaller, to be performed at the Linz Cathedral on the th anniversary of the founding of the diocese.

Organ works — Two Aequali It is originally dcce for mixed chorus and brasses. Powered by Invisible Gold 3.

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Symphonies — Symphony in F minor No. Psalm ecce — Psalm Magnificat Psalm 22 c. Anton Bruckner — Leven en Werken. The altar of the Old Cathedral of Linz. Lieder — Der Mondabend c.

Cambridge Companions to Music. Behold a great priest, who in his days pleased God. I did some asking around and William Carragan provided the following information: The piece of in total bars is a six-part responsorium in A minor for eight-voice mixed choir, three trombones and organ: The performance was by the National Youth Band of Canada. Inhe created “Funday Songs,” a radio show which was broadcast three times a week into Newark classrooms.

The piece includes several references to Bruckner’s Libera meparticularly in the harmonic writing.