This poem is a translation into Latin of a lovely and simple text by poet Edward Esch. Eric Whitacre shared the poem with me, and I was instantly struck by its. Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position. Whitacre’s text to Lux Aurumque comes from a poem by Edward Esch, which was translated into Latin by Charles Anthony Silvestri. Eric’s groundbreaking Virtual.

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Is the transcription accurate? You consent to our cookies and privacy policy if you continue to use whotacre site. Just wait until our next Latin collaboration–Eric wants something in Latin in the style of Walt Whitman and e.

Lux Aurumque This image, from the Magellan probe, ajrumque my idea of “golden light”– shining from unnumbered stars I plan to be very free with the rules for that one!

Lux Aurumque – Eric Whitacre (SATB study version)

I sang this with the National training choir of northern Ireland recently, and was absolutely blown away by the power of this piece it was absolutely wonderful, the piece has great timbre and can show off any part. Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us.


I would like to say that I have received emails from Latin scholars criticizing my choice of word or case. Close X Music Lists. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eric Whitacre shared the poem with me, and I was instantly struck by its simple beauty.

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This work is one of the few Whitacre pieces performed in church settings, especially at Christmas time along with the haunting and perfect When David Heard. My goal was to render the original poem into Latin as singable erif as sonically beautifully as I could.

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Light, warm and heavy as pure gold, and the angels sing softly to the newborn babe. Look inside 1 Look inside 1 Listen 1 Listen 1 Instrument: I am a music teacher. There are no reviews written for Lux Aurumque. Lux Aurumque Light of Gold. Water Night Eric Whitacre. Not the arrangement you were looking for? By signing up you consent with the terms whiacre our Privacy Policy.

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