Morten Lauridsen (b). author of text .. In Dirait-on Lauridsen magically evokes the wistfulness of the chansons populaires immortalized by Edith Piaf. Morten Johannes Lauridsen (born February 27, ) is an American composer. A National O Magnum Mysterium, Dirait-on (from Les Chansons des Roses), O Nata Lux (from Lux Aeterna) and Sure On This Shining Night (from Nocturnes). Buy Dirait-On (SATB) by Morten Lauridsen at Choral Sheet Music . This exquisite work is the fifth of a set of choral settings of poems.

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A native of the Pacific Northwest, Lauridsen worked as a Forest Service firefighter and lookout on an isolated tower near Mt.

Morten Lauridsen – how he wrote “Dirait-on”

The site is also available in several languages. Morten Johannes Lauridsen born February 27, is an American composer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And someone else goes Veni, Sancte Spiritus V. What are the elements of a llauridsen song? Lauridsen brilliantly emphasizes the cumulative quality of Dirait-on—which is filled with elaborate polyphony that flows by as naturally as a stream—by reserving the entry of the piano for this luminous finale.


Complete list s s s s. National Medal of Arts recipients s. It’s got two parts. And I do it again, except to make it more interesting I offset it by one beat. Mid-Winter Songs [9] on poems by Robert Graves. In seinem einsichtsvollen Band Reading Rilke: Les chanson des roses is a polyphonic delight oon strategically delays the entry of the piano until the very end.

Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. And this is a chord that’s very much a favorite of theirs. Composers on Composing for Choir Graphite Publishing. Luci Serene e Chiare VI. In Dirait-on Lauridsen magically evokes the wistfulness of the chansons populaires immortalized by Edith Piaf. Intercession in Late October.

I get emails from people saying I love this song how do I get it out of my mind. The Polyphony performances make it clear why Lauridsen is today’s preeminent choral composer; you’ll hear every nuance of voicing and harmony, enveloped by a choral sound that is shaped by a masterly hand, with quicksilver changes and contrasts.

Because one of the characteristics of any folk song is its simplicity. It’s a gold mine for pauridsen. And there you go, that’s just the form number one.

Morten Lauridsen accompanies at the piano on several works. This page was last edited on 16 December ddirait, at Thus Dirait-on, written first but placed last, becomes the voluptuous summation of the entire work.

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And this is through learning and technique and an understanding of history and of craft.

Les chansons des roses composer. Panel says you know I’m laridsen to play the first theme along with that Well I think it’d be helpful to perhaps demonstrate on how are pieces put together by using Dirait-on, because it’s become such a well-known piece. The composer’s craftsmanship further leads to an amazing balance between the contemporary and the timeless.

Dirait-on (So they say), Peermusic Classical – Hal Leonard Online

Views Read Edit View history. This particular chord which is simply a major tried with an added second, went on to provide all the material I needed for the composition of Dirait-on. A Child Lay Down V. And while that’s going on – a tenor will be singing a counter melody, a separate melody but made out of that same material.