Te Deum, op. 22

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Title: Te Deum, op. 22
Otros títulos: Te Deum
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Hector Berlioz; Francisco Araiza; Claudio Abbado; London Symphony Chorus; London Philharmonic Choir; Wooburn Singers; European Community Youth Orchestra; Martin Haselböck; Richard Hickox
Código CDU: Berl.01
Forma Musical: Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra, Te Deum laudamus (Music)
Abstract: Berlioz never believed in doing things on a small scale—witness his Les Troyens, almost unstageably long—but his Te Deum is probably the largest of all, particularly in comparison to the typical jubilant but far less theatrical settings of other composers. The first performance, in 1855, had almost 1,000 performers, including a 600-voice children's choir. The scale of the work is so huge that Berlioz himself called it "apocalyptic." It was originally conceived as a thanksgiving for a military occasion, probably the return of Napoleon from his Italian campaigns, and so includes an extra-liturgical prelude and final "Marche pour la presentation des drapeaux" (March for the presentation of the flags), which are generally omitted from contemporary performances. By the time Berlioz was able to publish and perform the work, he chose to dedicate it to Prince Albert (the husband of Queen Victoria), who was about as mild-mannered and untheatrical a prince as can be imagined! Its unabashed ...


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1. Te Deum- Allegro moderato.mp3 7:25 6.787Mb Unknown mp3
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3. Dignare- Moderato quasi andantino.mp3 7:12 6.583Mb Unknown mp3
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6. Judes crederis- Allegretto un poco maestoso.mp3 10:31 9.606Mb Unknown mp3
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