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An ode on Saint Cæcilia"s day

Thornton, Bonnell

An ode on Saint Cæcilia"s day

adapted to the ancient British musick. As it was performed on the twenty-second of November.

by Thornton, Bonnell

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Published by printed for J. and J. Rivington, and C. Corbet in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1345, no. 50.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],14p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16974139M

Henry Purcell - Tiffin-Chor* • Ambrosian Singers* • English Chamber Orchestra • Dirigent: Charles Mackerras* - Ode On St. Cecilia's Day (Cäcilien-Ode) ‎ (LP) ETERNA: 8 26 German Democratic Republic (GDR) Sell This Version. Ode on St. Cecilia's Day by Henry Purcell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Ode for St. Cecilia's Day Conductor: John Hobbs | Bude (United Kingdom), Bude Central Methodist Church — h.   According to a note on the score, the Song for Saint Cecilia’s Day (HWV 76) – usually referred to as the Ode for Saint Cecilia’s Day – took just 10 days to compose, between September 15 The work was, according to his custom, dependent on .

Henry Purcell wrote several works in honor of Saint Cecilia, patron saint of church music. The best known of these works probably is Hail! Bright Cecilia () the solo part of which was performed by Purcell himself at the world premiere. Welcome to all the pleasures was composed in on a text by Christopher Fishburn. This is an ode to the emotive power of music, and presumably a commemoration of some event on this festival day of music's patron saint. It re-imagines the Genesis account as an act of melodic conception, perhaps drawing on Milton’s famous invocation to Paradise Lost. The later stanzas can be seen to carry this Biblical metaphor through Christian history until the Grand Chorus where music.


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The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon More information about this seller Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day, HWV ST or SAT soloists, SATB Chorus and Orchestra Vocal Score (Pno Red.) The New Novello Choral Edition.

In poetry, John Dryden memorialized her in “A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day, ,” which George Frideric Handel, a great connoisseur of English verse, set to music in First performed on November 22 of that year, Handel’s Ode to St.

Cecilia’s Day is an exquisite cantata—not at all a depiction of the Cecilia legend but rather, in. Ode On St. Cecilia's Day poem by Alexander Pope. Descend ye Nine descend and sing The breathing instruments inspire.

Page/5. Dryden's "A Song for St. Cecilia's Day" is a true representative of Dryden's great work. "A Song for St. Cecilia's Day" has an unavoidable link between the An ode on Saint Cæcilias day book of the eighteenth century and the type of musical performance it was written for.

Dryden's ode holds the tone of heavenly appraisal that celebrates the day of a heavenly saint of music. This splendid oratorio, set at Alexander the Great’s victory celebrations for his conquest of Persia, culminates in an apotheosis to ‘divine Cecilia’, the patron saint of music whom Handel also praises in his Ode for St Cecilia’s Day of (Naxos ).

Ode for St. Cecilia's Day (Hwv 76) is a cantata composed by George Frideric Handel inhis second setting of the poem by the English poet John Dryden.

The title of the oratorio refers to Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians. The main theme of the text is the Pythagorean theory of harmonia mundi, that music was a central force in the Earth's creation. Saint Cecilia (Latin: Sancta Caecilia) is a saint venerated in the Latin Catholic, Eastern Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches, as well as some churches of the Anglican is one of seven women, in addition to the Blessed Virgin, commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass in the Roman Catholic Church.

She is regarded as the patron saint of musicians. With his Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day Handel rejuvenated the tradition of this festival on St. Cecilia’s Day in This so-called “little” St. Cecilia Ode is a musically joyful glorification of the power of music: two festive choruses frame five charming arias in each of which a.

The story of a holy muse. She dedicated her mind to beauty and truth. She offered her heart to her faith. She sacrificed her body to Christ. Ode to Saint Cecilia tells the dramatic story of a modest young woman from Rome whose life has transcended time to influence poets, composers, sculptors, and painters.

A patron saint to some, a muse to others, Cecilia has inspired George F. Handel, John /5(4). About. Well on time for St Cecilia’s Day on 22 November, Pan classics presents a new recording of the impressive ode composed by Handel.

The fine Basel-based orchestra Musica Fiorita, conducted by Daniela Dolci, performs this well-known work with their trademark historically informed knowledge and elegance, perfectly translating Handel’s intentions in terms of underlining the text with.

Ode on St. Cecilia's Day. Descend ye Nine. descend and sing; A highly inspiring piece of poetry on this Eve of St Cecilia's Day Thank you. on Nov 21 AM x edit. Alexander Pope Follow.

Book III. 1 1. The Dunciad: Book I. Chorus of Athenians. In the case of Handel’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day () later revivals, unusually, occasioned virtually no alterations by the composer, except for one re-written aria (‘The soft complaining Flute’). In common with other performers, he preserves Handel’s original, and so the only textual discovery is the restoration of a second (minor.

Ode for St. Cecilia's Day PURCELL (Artist) Format: Audio CD. out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data:5/5(2).

A Song for St. Cecilia's Day, By John Dryden About this Poet After John Donne and John Milton, John Dryden was the greatest English poet of the 17th century. After William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, he was the greatest playwright.

And he has no peer as a writer of prose, especially literary criticism, and as a translator. Unsurprisingly, “A Song for St. Cecilia's Day, ” inspired several musical pieces. Baroque composer George Frideric Handel () set the poem to music in “Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day” is a cantata that features Dryden’s poem as its lyrics.

The poet John Dryden composed his "Ode for St. Cecilia's Day" in for this purpose. By the end of the 17th century it was customary to hold concerts on November 22 in St.

Cecilia's honor—a practice which has faded over the years, but there are still many choirs and musical societies that bear her name. Ode for St. Cecilia's Day: Minuet George Frideric Handel Philip Ledger English Chamber Orchestra Romantic Melodies ℗ Columbia River Entertainment Released on: Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed.

The Oxford Book of English Verse: – John Dryden. – A Song for St. Cecilia's Day, Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about George Frideric Handel* - English Concert, Trevor Pinnock - Ode For a's Day at Discogs. Complete your George Frideric Handel* - English Concert, Trevor Pinnock collection.

Every year on Saint Cecilia’s Day (November 22nd), I listen to the ode to the patron saint of music. While there are many patron saints of the written word (Saint Columba is the patron saint of poets and bookbinders), Saint Cecilia’s link to Jubal, “the father of players upon harps and flutes” in the Old Testament, is too attractive a.

Buy Handel: Ode for St Cecilias Day by Ian Bostridge, Carolyn Sampson, Dunedin Consort, John Butt, Handel, n/a from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low /5(5).Ode on St Cecilia's Day was composed to a text by Nicholas Brady by Henry Purcell in in honour of the feast day of Saint Cecilia, patron saint of musicians.

The most popular vocal scores for Purcell's Ode on St Cecilia's day are shown below. Ode for St. Cecilia. George Frideric Händel. Ode for St. Cecilia. Skip navigation Sign in. Handel: Ode for St Cecilia´s Day - Nro 3 Coro: From Harmony - .