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Buy Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre at Concert Band Sheet Music . Based on one of Whitacres most popular choral works, Lux Aurumque, her. Please click on “MORE DETAILS” to view an image (PDF) of the Solo Cornet part. The fabulous Wind Band music of Eric Whitacre now. The band version of Lux Aurumque and the new choral version (Lux Nova) can be performed together seamlessly. Choir just sings a 1/2 step up. AM – 3 Oct .

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Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Whitacre is quite web-savvy: Whitacre even writes his own aurumqe notes. The inspiration for the work was a short poem in English, “Light and Gold”, by Edward Esch bornwhich begins with the word “Light” and ends lud sing softly to the new-born babe”.


The composer writes in the printed score: Light, warm and heavy as pure gold and the angels sing softly to the new-born baby. Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre The composer conducting, in Divertimento by Vincent Persichetti.

Lux Aurumque received its premiere at the conference of the Texas Music Educators Association, and is dedicated with deep admiration for my dear friend Gary Green.

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Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre – Wind Band Literature

Notify me of new posts by email. Inhe wrote an arrangement for wind ensemble. Retrieved from ” https: Differently from other works of the composer, the piece is suitable auruqmue church servicesespecially for Christmas.

It is set for SATB ; all parts are divided in two for most of the time, a solo aurukque is employed in measures 5 to 7, and the soprano is divided in three parts beginning in measure His choral works and band works have rapidly become accepted in the repertoire due to their strong appeal to audiences and players alike.

Lux Aurumque – Wikipedia

The piece is also available for men’s choir. Eric Whitacre is one of the most-performed composers of his generation. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. A performance takes about four minutes.


The composer conducting, in The choral version became known through Whitacre’s project Virtual Choir in This note deserves a little further explanation.

Eric Whitacre on Facebook. Archived from the original on 4 March The version for mixed choir is part of Whitacre’s project Virtual Choir. Retrieved 21 May It was published by Walton Music in It helped make Whitacre and soprano Melody Myers, see about 1: First, Gary Green is the director of bands at the University of Miami, and one of the top conductors of bands in the world.

Bband they are for Lux Aurumque:. Retrieved 22 May The choral version is informative for understanding how the band version came to be.

This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat His recording of this is on YouTube, and it shows his full expressive power:.