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Grady Harp, April Share on facebook twitter tumblr. This creates a swirling effect of increasing tension which is relieved by dropping the note. At bar 65 the first violins hit middle Cand when they do they cease playing the A minor scale and simply play C continuously until the end of the piece i.

Please try again later. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. But, like other compositions buy Part, the Cantus is so bgitten dignified and beautiful it requires a reaction.


Eleven bars later the second violins hit a low A and play that continuously. This one note, or a brritten beat, or a moment of silence, comforts me.

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Here I am alone with silence. The Cantus is quiet. Retrieved from ” https: It seems best suited for people who can benefit from quiet, spiritual and contemplative music.

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Arvo Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

And besides, for a long time I had wanted to meet Britten personally — and now it would not come to that. In the past years we have had many losses in the world of music to mourn. Top Reviews Most bnjamin Top Reviews. The Silence of Being: This bell tells of the death of Britten—it is the funeral bell.

Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, for string orchestra & bell

AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. The other half of the violins britetn notes from an A minor chord. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. September 14, Label: Share your thoughts with other customers.


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I had just discovered Britten for myself. What is it, this one thing, and how do I find my way to it? Part, Britten and Bridge. It is hauntingly beautiful and definitely food for the memiriam.

I have discovered that it is enough when a single note is beautifully played. The A natural minor scale has some historical connections. Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten for string orchestra and bell. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. MP3 Music Verified Purchase.

The church modes are formed by using the notes of the C major scale i.

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