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Pillars Of Light

Song NameComposer
Les Chansons des Roses:Morten Lauridsen
En Une Seule DleurMorten Lauridsen
Contri Qui, RoseMorten Lauridsen
Do To Reve Trop PleinMorten Lauridsen
La Rose CompleteMorten Lauridsen
Dirait-OnMorten Lauridsen
Three Whitman Settings (from "Leaves of Grass"):Rene Clausen
A Noiseless Patient SpiderRene Clausen
Quicksand YearsRene Clausen
The Last InvocationRene Clausen
Lux Aeterna: III. O Nata LuxMorten Lauridsen
VeniRene Clausen
Ave MariaMorten Lauridsen
O Vos OmnesRene Clausen
In PaceRene Clausen
I Thank You God For Most This Amazing DayEric Whitacre

Directed by Richard Larson

Pillars of Light is a collection of pieces by Rene Clausen, Morten Lauridsen and Eric Whitacre. Lauridsen's "Ave Maria" is absolutely gorgeous with its indulgent harmonies. "Veni" was written by Clausen for Kantorei and is premiered here. Whitacre's "i thank you god for most this amazing day" is a very tranquil setting of the e.e. cummings poem. All of these pieces are great examples of the beauty that can come from modern choral compositions. The warm rich often dissonant sounds envelop the listener.

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Choral | Primarily a cappella | Mixed | United States

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