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Music of The Pater Noster: The Lord’s Prayer – Kenneth Leighton (1929 – 1988)

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March 11, 2013
This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series Music Of The Pater Noster

For my final posting in this series I've picked Leighton's setting of the Lord's Prayer. It's surprisingly tranquil and has always been one of my favourite modern settings.  It's sung below by The Choir of The Abbey School Tewkesbury. Enjoy :-).

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Music of the Pater Noster: Pater Noster – John Caldwell (b1938):

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March 4, 2013
This entry is part 21 of 22 in the series Music Of The Pater Noster

Choir of the Abbey School Tewkesbury captionedThis week's entry in my series of settings of the Pater Noster is the setting composed by the English academic, musicologist, and composer John Caldwell. Caldwell composed it in 2001 it's mostly chordal with some counterpoint at the end and reflects Caldwell's interest in  medieval and renaissance music. It's sung below by the Choir of the Abbey School, Tewkesbury. Enjoy :-).

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Music of The Pater Noster: The Lord’s Prayer – John Farmer (±1570; fl 1591–1601)

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January 28, 2013

Christ Church captioned John Farmer 300x517 This week's posting in my series dealing with the music of the Pater Noster is a rhymed metrical setting of the Lord's Prayer in English by the late Elizabethan composer John Farmer (±1570; fl 1591–1601).  We don't know all that much about him even the year of his birth is guesswork based upon a prefatory poem to his published collection of canons, which makes it clear that in 1591, the year in which they were published, Farmre was still 'in youth'.  His music was evidently well thought in the more strongly protestant sections of the Elizabethan religious and academic establishment because his music is heavily represented in East's psalter published in 1592.

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Drakensberg Boys’ Choir: Gloria – Christmas in The Berg Concert 2012

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January 3, 2013

imageThe opening number of the Drakies'  "Christmas in The Berg Concert 2012" Enjoy :-).

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Kearsney College Choir – Song Of Peace – YouTube

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January 1, 2013

Bernard Kruger's introduction in the video makes any comment from me extraneous. Enjoy :-).

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