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- Missa solemnis, Op.123 (Beethoven, Ludwig van).
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This exquisite movement is introduced by a dark and subdued orchestral? Preludium" after which the violin solo enters, on a high note,? After so many harmonically complex passages earlier in the Mass, the pure G major sonorities of the Benedictus are a perfect expression of the solace brought to the world by the arrival of? Him who comes in the name of the Lord. Benedictus," the liturgy calls for a repeat of the?
Osanna," but contrary to traditional usage, Beethoven did not repeat the ecstatic music of the first? Benedictus," he kept its the tempo and character all the way to the end. The monumental work is crowned by the? Agnus Dei," in which a gentle supplication for mercy intensifies into a fervent plea for peace. Opening with a bass solo in the lowest register of the low male voice, Beethoven gradually brings in all the voices and finally, at the words? Dona nobis pacem"? Grant us peace" , introduces one of the most memorably melodies of the entire composition.
At this point, Beethoven wrote into the score:? An appeal for inner and outer peace. To place his vision of peace into sharper relief, Beethoven twice conjures up images of war. An ominous drumroll and distant trumpet calls threaten that vision, and the recitative of the soloists sounds?
The second time following an extended orchestral interlude , the noises of war provoke a positively terrified response from the entire chorus, and the? The work concludes with a restatement of the great?
In the words of William Kinderman,? The end of the Mass is left ambiguous, since a prayer for peace is far from being its fulfillment. In the Missa solemnis the ultimate goal for human aspiration is located in a transcendental quest. The John F. Box Office Hours: Mon. Search: close.
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