Eric Whitacre: Nox Aurumque

Books | SATB

Publisher: Chester Music
Composer: Eric Whitacre
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
Commissioned by Philip Brunelle, artistic director of VocalEssence (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Nox Aurumque was premiered on 22 March 2009 at Orchestra Hall with the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers and the St. Olaf Choir. Coro Città Di Roma gave the first performance in Italy on 20th June 2009, conducted by Maestro Mauro Marchetti.

Arranged for SATB choir, and includes a Piano part on the score for rehearsal purposes.
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 15 March 2010
No of pages: 12
Catalogue No: CH75438

        Musicroom Reviews

        Nox Aurumque is a challenging but eminently 'do-able' piece for a good chamber choir or small (one-to-a-part) group. It follows the successful recipe of Lux Aurumque, without reproducing the latter's consistent magical beauty. Nevertheless, this is further proof of Whitacre's extraordinary talent for choral writing and it contains exquisite moments of inspired layered harmonies.
        Anonymous - (Loughborough, United Kingdom)

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