Celebrabo te, Domine

Year of composition
2000
Lyricist
anon.
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
15 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available

"Celebrabo te, Domine" (1996, version 2000, texts from Psalms) is the work that embodies some features of music that not only myself, but other composers nowadays are especially interested in: that simple diatonic melodic patterns can tell more than any sophisticated music can say. Sometimes it seems that every listener can hum some of the tunes in their head as if their own. The music is simple and natural like everyday life and you don�t need to add any special effort listen to it, but often it takes a lot of effort to perform. The work was commissioned by the Vale of Glamorgan Festival and the world premiere took place in 1996 in Wales. The work is written in one movement, but it has a few different episodes connected with different characters of the different fragments of the texts of Psalms that I have used. "Celebrabo te, Domine" also shows my deepening interest in more dramatic characteristics of music.

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