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. GO, LOVELY ROSE LYRICS by ERIC WHITACRE: Go, lovely Rose- / Tell her that wastes her time and me. 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 .
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I distinctly remember how weird I thought the choir people were, with their embarrassing stretches and warm-ups, and undoubtedly the only reason I stayed in class that first week was because there were so many cute girls in the soprano section. Licensing Santa Barbara Music Publishing.
I hide myself whitacrr my flower that fading from your vase, you, unsuspecting feel for me almost a loneliness… Emily Dickinson, With A Lily In Your Hand With a lily in your hand I leave you, o my night love! I often think how lucky I was to have stumbled blindly to the place where David was teaching, and in retrospect I am struck speechless at the thought that our paths might not have crossed.
Introspection Late Night Partying. With a lily in your hand I leave you, o my night love! 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.
And then I joined the choir. I was accepted into the advanced choir in my 2nd year.
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The Text I Hide Myself I hide myself within my flower that wearing on your breast, You, unsuspecting wear me too and angels know the rest. It whitzcre like seeing color for the first time, and I was regularly moved to tears during rehearsals, crushed by the impossible beauty of the work. At the time I was wuitacre only in synthesizers and Depeche Mode, and so I auditioned as a music major because it seemed the best thing to do before I hit the big time. Little widow of my single star I find you.
The rose in the poem called forth beauty, not only from the beloved recipient of the rose, but also from the depths lovwly Whitacre ‘s fertile and imaginative musical mind.
Soon after their publication I started receiving actual commissions for my music, and my life as a professional artist took off.
“GO, LOVELY ROSE” LYRICS by ERIC WHITACRE: Go, lovely Rose- Tell
Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Waller ‘s poetry takes 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 olvely, and for the death of all beautiful things created. I keep along my way. 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.
Cloudburst and Other Choral Works. My very first concert piece! Tamer of dark butterflies! I hide myself within my flower that fading from your vase, you, unsuspecting feel for me almost a loneliness…. I hide myself within my flower that wearing on your breast, You, unsuspecting wear me too and angels know the rest. The request that the woman “suffer witacre to wwhitacre 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.
Were it not for Maestro David Weiller I would have whitavre a drastically different life, and it is to him, with infinite love and overwhelming gratitude, that I have dedicated these works.
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.
Weiller had an ongoing tradition of including in each gp music a different setting of Edmund Waller ‘s luscious poem, “Go, lovely rose. The man is simply a brilliant educator and a fantastic musician, that one special teacher that ends up changing the entire course of your life.
Whitacre follows the metaphor and stretches his nascent compositional talents to create a magnificent musical reflection of the poetry. 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.
Go, Lovely Rose Lyrics
Go, lovely rose Tell her that wastes her time and me, That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. David Weillerthe choral conductor at UNLV, auditioned me to sing in one of his groups and graciously accepted me into the big University chorus.
Santa Barbara Music Publishing. SATB Duration 9 minutes. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Jazz Latin New Age. Yet the course of his life was changed by singing under the baton of David Weiller, ros person Whitacre describes as “that one special teacher that ends up changing the entire course of your life. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. I became a choral geek of the highest magnitude, I mean I lived for rehearsals and performances, and through it all there was David Weiller.
Sexy Trippy All Moods. Small is the worth Of beauty from the light retired; Bid her come forth, Suffer herself to be desired, And not blush so to be admired.