Given the prevalence of, and admiration for, Elgar’s three large-scale oratorios and The Music Makers, it is good to hear a new recording of some of Elgar’s. Sheet Music – £ – A sheet music choral arrangement of Elgar’s “Ecce Sacerdos Magnus” for mixed voice choir. Ecce sacerdos magnus is an antiphon and a responsory from the common of confessor priest, in whose place the bishop stands. It has been often set to music by composers, including Anton Bruckner, Edward Elgar and Jules Van Nuffel.

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Katharina von Siena in Birmingham orchestriert. The priest mentioned in the hymn refers to Christ, the high priest, in whose place the bishop stands.

Elyar Learn how and when to remove this template message. Non est inventus similis illi, qui conservaret legem excelsi no one has been found to be like him in the keeping of the laws of the Most High [Sir Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

The choir sings well throughout and almost without fail produces a well-blended sound.

Ecce Sacerdos Magnus – Edward Elgar (Chancel Choir) – First Presbyterian Church Lexington

February Total duration: It belongs to Sir 50,1. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. And Robert Quinney is a tremendous asset: In others, the response is: Worcester Cathedral ChoirDonald Hunt conductor. Ecce sacerdos magnus composer. James O’Donnell has chosen the ecde carefully, allowing the music enough space to breathe in the Abbey’s generous acoustic whilst managing to avoid any sense of dragging. This article does not cite any sources.


Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. Behold a great priest who in his days pleased God: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Christian liturgical music Christian music stubs. His career was spent as a Worcester Accountant. Ecce sacerdos magnus is an antiphon and a responsory from the common of confessor bishops in the Liturgy of the Hours and in the Graduale Romanumedce the Epistle in their proper Mass. Retrieved from dacerdos https: Im Oktober besuchte der Erzbischof von Birmingham die St. Gloria patri et filio et spiritui sancto. Views Read Edit View history.

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ELGAR Ecce sacerdos magnus: Music for chorus and orchestra

The following is a complete text and translation of a eecce version, which may be used at the procession of a bishop at a solemn celebration of ordination:. The site is also available in several languages. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In some of the short, quieter pieces, such as They are at rest and Ecce sacerdos magnusthey achieve a standard as near perfection as any.


He was for many years Mayor of Worcester and was later responsible for Elgar receiving the freedom of the city. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.

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In this case it is dedicated to his boyhood friend Hubert Leicester, the son of a Worcester printer. Therefore by an oath the Lord made him to increase among eccf people.

Its words are, Ecce sacerdos magnus, qui in diebus suis, placuit Deo, which means “behold the great priest, who in his days, pleased God”.

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