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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #20 on: October 09, 2013, 04:02:36 AM »
Havergal Brian Gothic Symphony (part two is a setting of the Te Deum)
Tallis Spem in alium
Allegri Miserere
Haydn Missa in tempore belli (Mass in Time of War)
Beethoven Missa solemnis
Bruckner Te Deum
Berlioz Requiem
Verdi Requiem
Bach Cantata #80 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
Handel Messiah
Elgar The Dream of Gerontius


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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #21 on: October 09, 2013, 04:06:20 AM »
Just remembered Lili Boulanger's beautiful Psalm 24. Geez, this is agonizing! ;D

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Back to the drawing board.  You may as well do a complete revision of your list, Kyle.   ;D

*You must resist the temptation to list a next 11 list*  >:D

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #22 on: October 09, 2013, 04:07:28 AM »
Sorry Sammy, the Seasons isn't sacred.

 ;D  Why not?

I felt like putting Bach's Six Cello Suites on my list.  They are sacred to me.  :)

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #23 on: October 09, 2013, 04:13:08 AM »
;D  Why not?

I felt like putting Bach's Six Cello Suites on my list.  They are sacred to me.  :)

And so they are to me, too - as are Cunning Little Vixen, From the House of the Dead, and Wozzeck 8)
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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #24 on: October 09, 2013, 04:19:15 AM »
    Allegri - Miserere
    Bach - Mass in B minor
    Beethoven - Missa Solemnis
    Brahms - Ein Deutsches Requiem
    Faure - Requiem
    Gorecki - Totus Tuus
    Handel - Messiah
    Monteverdi - Vespers della Beata Vergine 1610
    Mozart - Requiem
    Rachmaninov - Vespers
    Verdi - Requiem

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #25 on: October 09, 2013, 04:30:28 AM »
Tough to keep such a list to 11 . . . in no particular order:

Rakhmaninov, Всенощное бдѣніе, Op.37
de Victoria, Misa « O magnum mysterium »
di Lasso, Tristis est anima mea
Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45
Berlioz, Grande Messe des morts, Op.5
Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms
Haydn, Missa in Angustiis
Mozart, Ave verum corpus
Moody, Passion and Resurrection
Messiaen, Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum
Ippolitov-Ivanov, Bless the Lord, O my Soul Op.37 No.2


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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #26 on: October 09, 2013, 04:35:34 AM »
di Lasso, Tristis est anima mea

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #27 on: October 09, 2013, 04:36:42 AM »
so difficult

Liturgy of St.John Chrysostom - Ioannis Koukouzelis et al
Messe de Notre-Dame - Guilleme de Machaut
Missa L'homme arme - Antoine Busnois
Missa Pangue lingua - Josquin Desprez
Missa Hercule Dux Ferrariae - Josquin Desprez
Miserere - Josquin Desprez
Vespro della Beata Vergine - Claudio Monteverdi
Miserere - Jean Baptiste Lully
Te Deum - Michel-Richard Delalande
Requiem - W.A.Mozart
Requiem - Giuseppe Verdi
All-night Vigil - Sergei Rachmaninov
Motets pour le temps de penitence - Francis Poulenc

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #28 on: October 09, 2013, 04:40:10 AM »
Bach: Mass in B Minor
Bach: St Matthew Passion
Bach: St John Passion
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
Bach: Easter Oratorio
Bach: Magnificat
Bach: Cantata BWV 140
Bach: Cantata BWV 82
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
Handel: Messiah
Mozart: Requiem

I guess I have a problem! ;D

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #29 on: October 09, 2013, 04:41:21 AM »
Well, but Bach is a great problem to have  0:)
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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #30 on: October 09, 2013, 04:42:22 AM »
Bach: Mass in B Minor
Bach: St Matthew Passion
Bach: St John Passion
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
Bach: Easter Oratorio
Bach: Magnificat
Bach: Cantata BWV 140
Bach: Cantata BWV 82
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
Handel: Messiah
Mozart: Requiem

I guess I have a problem! ;D

There is no problem here.  ;)  Actually, I expected someone to come up with a list of 11 Bach Cantatas by now.  :D

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #31 on: October 09, 2013, 04:44:50 AM »
Messiaen, Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum
Yes! Forgot about this one.  :o
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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #32 on: October 09, 2013, 05:04:15 AM »
Would have liked to have included Part I of Mahler 8, but seeing as we are after complete works then Veni Creator Spiritus, however beautiful...must yield  >:(

Would you consider the Faust Part II sacred/religious...

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #33 on: October 09, 2013, 06:34:02 AM »
Ippolitov-Ivanov, Bless the Lord, O my Soul Op.37 No.2[/b]



Quite nice.  Needed to hear some more from II.
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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #34 on: October 09, 2013, 06:59:37 AM »
Would have liked to have included Part I of Mahler 8, but seeing as we are after complete works....

That didn't stop me listing the Gothic  8)

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #35 on: October 09, 2013, 07:05:07 AM »
Aaaaargh! Another glaring omission from my list! I guess the Suter will have to go!

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #36 on: October 09, 2013, 07:54:56 AM »
Sorry Sammy, the Seasons isn't sacred.

Choral or sacred - it's all the same to me.  However, I do recognize my technical error.

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #37 on: October 09, 2013, 09:20:07 AM »
4:33

It is definitely a sacred work, whether he intended it that way or not.

Then:

Ligeti Requiem
Pfitzner: Palestrina
Machaut: Messe de Notre Dame
Brahms: German Requiem
Faure: Requiem
Durufle: Requiem
Schmidt: Book of the Seven Seals
Bach: St. Mathew's Passion
Bach: Mass in b
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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #38 on: October 09, 2013, 10:57:16 AM »
Schmidt: Book of the Seven Seals

Glad I'm not alone in liking this one!

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Re: Top 11 Favourite Sacred Works
« Reply #39 on: October 09, 2013, 10:59:00 AM »
Howells' Hymnus Paradisi is a most moving work, recalling VW in its depth of utterance and beauty: http://youtu.be/at-yv-BQAeA