Print and download in PDF or MIDI Alleluia. Free sheet music for Oboe, English Horn, Bassoon. Made by Squid Pro QUo. Composer and arranger Jaron Davis took a crack at capturing some of Eric Whitacre’s choral magic with a beautiful arrangement. Watch the video for Alleluia from Eric Whitacre’s Water Night for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Whitacre went on to earn his master’s degree in composition at the Juilliard Schoolwhere he studied with John Corigliano and David Diamond. Archived from the original on March 8, Reno, NevadaUnited States. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Biography portal Classical music portal. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: This etic won the Grammy for Best Choral Performance in The site is set to open later in the month for video submissions.

Whitacre’s style, similar to Morten Lauridsen ‘s, has been described as “neo- impressionistic “. Retrieved May 26, Please help by adding reliable sources.

Alleluia – Music Catalog – Eric Whitacre

A concert version was given at Carnegie Hall in Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved March 27, Whitacre achieves this growth and decay by splitting voices divisi β€”in one case up to 18 parts. Music Historiography and Useful Style Histories: In Julyhe co-presented the Eurovision Choir of the Year.


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Alleluia (Eric Whitacre)

Whitacre conducting in Tom Leslie contributed to his interest in writing for wind ensembles. These sonorities can often be read as seventh or ninth chordswith or without added seconds and fourths. Retrieved 14 November He graduated in and moved to Los Angeles and following the success of “Ghost Train”, he decided to become a full-time professional composer.

His pieces sometimes include frequent meter changes and unusual rhythmic patterns. Whitacre credits Weiller with the inspiration that put the young composer on the musical path.

Retrieved January 12, Whitacre’s Virtual Choir performance of Lux Aurumquehas received 4.

Whitacre frequently composes his works as direct homages to the works of a number of poets, including Octavio PazEmily DickinsonE. Retrieved August 19, Retrieved from ” https: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eric Whitacre. Retrieved March 18, Whitacre makes frequent use of quartal, quintaland secundal harmoniesand is eroc known for his use of unconventional chord progressions [ citation needed ].

Whitacre is well known for his choral works and both his choral and instrumental styles use pandiatonic clusters usually arranged in successively increasing or decreasing density. He lived in the state of Whitadre until he was He is also known for his “Virtual Choir” eriic, bringing individual voices from around the globe together into an online choir.


He studied piano intermittently as a child and joined a junior high marching band under band leader Jim Burnett. Archived at the Wayback Machine.

Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. On Allleluia 15, the year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanicthe “Water Night” Virtual Choir video was shown in the new Titanic Belfast commemorative building. Whiracre New York Times.

Eric Whitacre – Wikipedia

This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat Later Whitacre played synthesizer in a techno-pop band, dreaming of being a rock star. It featured 2, singers aged 18 and under from over 80 countries. His musical, Paradise Lost: Whitacre’s Soaring Leap initiative is a dynamic one-day workshop where singers, conductors, and composers read, rehearse and perform several of his works.

Viral choral video traces roots to Lawrence encounter”.

Whitacre’s Virtual Choir whitqcre were inspired by a video sent to him of a young girl named Britlin Losee [22] from Long Island, New York [23] singing one of his choral pieces.