Author Topic: Eric Whitacre  (Read 7595 times)

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Offline c#minor

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Re: Eric Whitacre
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2009, 10:46:30 PM »
Lux Aurumque is an interesting piece and a bitch to perform and keep in tune. Stretches the range of about every part. I have performed it with mixed chorus and male chorus, the latter was the real challenge.

I don't see how that is possible. Have castrates made a comeback?

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Re: Eric Whitacre
« Reply #21 on: April 15, 2009, 01:39:38 AM »
Obviously it has been transposed and rearranged... Nowhere near as good in the all male incarnation.
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Re: Eric Whitacre
« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2011, 04:48:31 PM »
I rather like Mr. Whitacre and his music.  This was an interesting experiment:

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Re: Eric Whitacre
« Reply #23 on: October 09, 2011, 07:06:51 AM »
That was delightful. I have one of his discs and enjoy the music a good deal. I see that elsewhere on the site he is being trashed and bracketed with Carl Davis.

Whitacre is a good deal more ambitious and is much more interesting harmonically and in the vocal technique he requires.

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