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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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.
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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. It was like seeing color for the first time, and I was regularly moved to tears during rehearsals, crushed by the impossible beauty of the work. I hide myself within my flower that wearing on your breast, You, unsuspecting wear me too and angels know the rest. 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.
Small is the worth Of beauty from the light retired; Llovely her come forth, Suffer herself to be desired, And not blush so to be admired.
That she The common fate of all things rare May read in thee; How small a part of time they share, That are so wondrous sweet and fair! SATB Duration 9 minutes.
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And then I joined the choir. Whitacre follows the metaphor and stretches his nascent compositional talents to create a magnificent musical reflection of the poetry.
Weiller had an ongoing tradition of including in each year’s music a different setting of Edmund Waller ‘s luscious poem, “Go, lovely rose. I was accepted into the advanced choir in my 2nd year. 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 of Whitacre ‘s fertile and imaginative musical mind.
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. Introspection Late Night Partying. Were it not for Maestro David Weiller I would have had a drastically different life, and it is to him, with infinite love and overwhelming gratitude, that I have dedicated these works.
I keep along my way. My very first concert piece! 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. Tamer of dark butterflies! Jazz Latin New Age. Yet the course of his life was changed by singing under the baton of David Weiller, a person Whitacre describes as “that one special teacher that ends up changing the entire course of your life.
Go, lovely Rose, for chorus
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. With a lily in your hand I leave you, o my night love!
The Text I Hide Myself I hide myself within my flower that wearing ros your breast, You, unsuspecting wear me too and angels know the rest. David Weillerthe choral conductor at UNLV, auditioned me to sing lovelyy one of his groups and graciously accepted me into the big University chorus. Waller ‘s poetry takes its conceit from speaking to a rose, instructing it how to act as metaphor to loveely woman who will receive it, metaphor for beauty emerging into the world, and for the death of all beautiful things created.
At the time I was interested 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. Share on facebook twitter whjtacre. The genesis of Eric Whitacre ‘s Go, lovely Rose coincides with the beginning of his own musical career. Santa Barbara Music Publishing. I hide myself within my flower that fading from your vase, you, unsuspecting feel for me almost a loneliness….
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. 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.