Buy Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre at Concert Band Sheet Music . Based on one of Whitacres most popular choral works, Lux Aurumque, her. Please click on “MORE DETAILS” to view an image (PDF) of the Solo Cornet part. The fabulous Wind Band music of Eric Whitacre now. The band version of Lux Aurumque and the new choral version (Lux Nova) can be performed together seamlessly. Choir just sings a 1/2 step up. AM – 3 Oct .

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It was published by Walton Music in Here they are for Lux Aurumque:. Lux Aurumque began its life as an a cappella choral work that I wrote in the fall of Your email address will not be published.

Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre – Wind Band Literature

Divertimento by Vincent Persichetti. Retrieved 21 May Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Retrieved from ” https: Whitacre is quite web-savvy: Took my breath away. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Retrieved 7 February The composer conducting, in His choral works and band works have rapidly become accepted in the repertoire due to their strong appeal to audiences and aurummque alike.


Archived from the original on 4 March Retrieved 24 November Compositions by Eric Whitacre Contemporary classical compositions Choral gand compositions Compositions in C-sharp minor Banx music Concert band pieces.

Retrieved 22 May Whitacre even writes his own program notes. It is a Christmas piece based on a Latin poem of the same name, which translates as “Light, warm and heavy as pure gold, and the angels sing softly to the new born babe “.

The choral version became known through Whitacre’s project Virtual Choir in Inhe wrote an arrangement for wind ensemble.

The version for mixed choir is part of Whitacre’s project Virtual Choir. This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat A performance takes about four minutes. Lux Aurumque received its premiere at the conference of the Texas Music Educators Association, and is auruqmue with deep admiration for my dear friend Gary Green.

Light, warm and heavy as pure gold and the angels sing softly to the new-born baby.

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It is set for SATB ; all parts are divided in two for most of the time, a solo soprano is employed in measures 5 to 7, and the soprano is divided in three parts beginning in measure His recording of this is on YouTube, and it shows his full expressive power: The composer writes in the printed score: The choral version is informative for understanding how the band version came to be.


This note banf a little further explanation.

LUX AURUMQUE ( Light of Gold ) – Parts & Score – Just Music – Brass Band Music and CDs

Archived from the original on 12 May Eric Whitacre on Facebook. First, Gary Green is the director of bands at the University of Miami, and one of the top conductors of bands in the world. It helped make Whitacre and soprano Melody Myers, see about 1: Here they are for Lux Aurumque: I had the pleasure of working with him as a trumpeter in the New England Intercollegiate Band, so I can testify to his greatness.