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Missa Millennia in Honor of St. Francis - full score. SATB. Choir sheet music. Advanced.

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Missa Millennia in Honor of St. Francis - full score. SATB. Choir sheet music. Advanced.

Original

Missa Millennia in Honor of St. Francis - full score. SATB. composed by Curtis Hanson. For Choir,SATB,Chamber Orchestra. Christian,Sacred. Advanced. Score,Set of Parts. Published by Curtis Hanson. S0.42735. The Missa Millennia was composed during the spring of 2000 and premiered the following November by the choirs of the John Duss Music Conservatory, Duluth, MN. Scored for a chamber orchestra of strings, keyboard, and solo oboe. full score and set of parts included here - piano. vocal score available separately. , the work is not so much a celebration of the new millennium as it is an assimilation of many of the musical styles, characteristics, and forms of the previous thousand years. The entire piece is in the form of the traditional Mass, a musical form having its origins in the Middle Ages, and is divided into the five movements commonly found in the Mass Ordinary. Kyrie. Lord, have mercy. , Gloria. Glory to God in the highest. , Credo. the Nicene Creed. , Sanctus – Benedictus. Holy, holy, holy – Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. , and Agnus Dei. Lamb of God. In the final movement, the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. “Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace”. concludes the work. Although the Missa Millennia as a whole is distinctly contemporary, elements from many earlier musical periods are incorporated into the movements. These include chant, open fifth and parallel fifth harmonic movement. organum. , and canonic imitation from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. fugue, word-painting, terraced dynamics, ostinato. a repeated rhythmic or bass accompaniment. , Alberti bass accompaniment figures, ABA form, and dominant-tonic harmonic relationships typical of Baroque and Classical music to name but a few. Other significant features are the usage of non-Western modality in the plaintive solo oboe and of pedal point, a sustained tone in the bass over which the melody and harmony evolve. Pedal point, a compositional tool used throughout music history, dates from the Middle Ages about the time of St. Francis. Although not directly based upon the music of any composer, the astute listener may hear musical ideas reminiscent of Vivaldi, Vaughan Williams, Respighi, Duruflé, and others. In the audio file, the 2nd movement. Gloria. can be found at approximately 6'25", the 3rd movement. Credo. at 12'05", the 4th movement. Sanctus. at 21'15", and the final movement. Agnus Dei. at 31'05". The complete Mass is approximately 43 minutes long. Digital Print is printable sheet music available anytime, anywhere. Just purchase, print and play. View your online sheet music at home, school, work or anywhere you have a computer connected to the Internet. Use our iPad app to view your digital sheet music on the go. With Digital Print, you can print your digital sheet music immediately after purchase, or wait until its convenient. And our software installation is easy - we'll guide you through the simple steps to make sure you have Adobe Flash Player, Adobe AIR and the Sheet Music Plus AIR application.

Translation

Missa Millennia in Honor of St. Francis - full score. SATB. composed by Curtis Hanson. For Choir,SATB,Chamber Orchestra. Christian,Sacred. Advanced. Score,Set of Parts. Published by Curtis Hanson. S0.42735. The Missa Millennia was composed during the spring of 2000 and premiered the following November by the choirs of the John Duss Music Conservatory, Duluth, MN. Scored for a chamber orchestra of strings, keyboard, and solo oboe. full score and set of parts included here - piano. vocal score available separately. , the work is not so much a celebration of the new millennium as it is an assimilation of many of the musical styles, characteristics, and forms of the previous thousand years. The entire piece is in the form of the traditional Mass, a musical form having its origins in the Middle Ages, and is divided into the five movements commonly found in the Mass Ordinary. Kyrie. Lord, have mercy. Gloria. Glory to God in the highest. , I think. the Nicene Creed. , Sanctus – Benedictus. Holy, holy, holy – Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. , And Agnus Dei. Lamb of God. In the final movement, the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. “Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace”. concludes the work. Although the Missa Millennia as a whole is distinctly contemporary, elements from many earlier musical periods are incorporated into the movements. These include chant, open fifth and parallel fifth harmonic movement. organum. , and canonic imitation from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. fugue, word-painting, terraced dynamics, ostinato. a repeated rhythmic or bass accompaniment. , Alberti bass accompaniment figures, ABA form, and dominant-tonic harmonic relationships typical of Baroque and Classical music to name but a few. Other significant features are the usage of non-Western modality in the plaintive solo oboe and of pedal point, a sustained tone in the bass over which the melody and harmony evolve. Pedal point, a compositional tool used throughout music history, dates from the Middle Ages about the time of St. Francis. Although not directly based upon the music of any composer, the astute listener may hear musical ideas reminiscent of Vivaldi, Vaughan Williams, Respighi, Duruflé, and others. In the audio file, the 2nd movement. Glory. can be found at approximately 6'25", the 3rd movement. Creed. at 12'05", the 4th movement. Sanctus. at 21'15", and the final movement. Agnus Dei. at 31'05". The complete Mass is approximately 43 minutes long. Digital Print is printable sheet music available anytime, anywhere. Just purchase, print and play. View your online sheet music at home, school, work or anywhere you have a computer connected to the Internet. Use our iPad app to view your digital sheet music on the go. With Digital Print, you can print your digital sheet music immediately after purchase, or wait until its convenient. And our software installation is easy - we'll guide you through the simple steps to make sure you have Adobe Flash Player, Adobe AIR and the Sheet Music Plus AIR application.