Check out Go Lovely Rose (Three Flower Songs) by Eric Whitacre and Eric Whitacre Singers on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s . Go, Lovely Rose. Eric Whitacre. Edmund Waller. Sweetly blossoming J-C. 80 mp. Soprano. – NIL. – kwa love – ly rose mp >>. Tell her that. Alto. Tell her,_ tell her. Stream Go, Lovely Rose – Eric Whitacre SAMPLE, a playlist by ChoralTracks from desktop or your mobile device.

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He reflects some local aspects of the text in the more urgent rhythms of “tell her,” the awed voyeuristic repeat of “graces spied,” and the literal solos springing out of the choral desert as the poet imagines the rose alone in a barren setting. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. The rose in the poem called forth beauty, not only from the beloved recipient of the rose, but also from the depths of Whitacre ‘s fertile and imaginative musical mind.

Waller ‘s poetry eruc its conceit from speaking to a rose, instructing it how to act as metaphor to the woman who will receive it, metaphor for beauty emerging into the world, and for the death of all beautiful things created.


AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. The choir performed it during Whitacre ‘s early years as a student, and then at a regional ACDA convention; a publisher snapped the piece up after that performance and a career in composition for the choral art was born. Streams Videos All Posts.

Weiller had an ongoing tradition of including in lovwly year’s music a different setting of Edmund Waller ‘s luscious poem, “Go, lovely rose.

The genesis of Eric Whitacre ‘s Go, lovely Rose coincides with the beginning of his own musical career. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

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Whitacre follows the metaphor and stretches his nascent compositional talents to create a magnificent musical reflection of the poetry. Sexy Trippy All Moods.

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The request that the woman “suffer herself to be desired” expands upwards in sympathetic dissonance, the rose’s death casts back down the musical ranges, and Whitacre reserves powerful harmonic motions for “all things rare” and the final gaze upon the “wondrous and fair” rose. He had entered the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, expecting to end up a pop star, but joined the choir because there were few pop star options in the curriculum and because of the number of attractive women singing.

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The very opening “Go” he sets to what will become a characteristic musical gesture, adding harmonic seconds to a tonic to gradually build an expectant tone cluster. Introspection Late Night Partying.

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