Sullivan: The Golden Legend. The Golden Legend (cantata) 2019-02-22

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

The final scene finds Henry and Elsie on the evening of their wedding day. Manion and Bernard James Muir, eds. Each page has a black border and wide margin at the right-hand edge. Finally he found a she-wolf which was brought him by the will of God unto the hermitage of S. As Lucifer, Jeffrey Black needs more firmness and vigour. The festival was held 13β€”16 October 1886, and the premiere of The Golden Legend took place on Saturday, 16 October 1886; its success with audiences and critics alike was immediate. That said, and moving though it is, this does not quite efface the memory of the famous 1920s recording by the great Australian soprano Florence Austral.

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The Golden Legend (cantata)

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Sources A substantial portion of Jacobus' text was drawn from two of collected lives of the saints, both also arranged in the order of the liturgical year, written by members of his : one is Jean de Mailly's lengthy Abbreviato in gestis miraculis sanctorum Summary of the Deeds and Miracles of the Saints and the other is 's Epilogum in gesta sanctorum Afterword on the Deeds of the Saints. The Gold Legend has its moments of sentimentality, no doubt, though perhaps these are owed to Longfellow rather than to Sullivan. It does not deserve oblivion. The book is considered the closest to an encyclopaedia of medieval saint lore that survives today; as such it is invaluable to and medievalists who seek to identify saints depicted in art by their deeds and attributes. The Portland Press Herald, MaineToday Media, Inc. Miraculously healed, Prince Henry marries Elsie and is restored to his rightful place.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

The orchestra also has some very different harmonies and rhythms, which they manage very well. And S Paul demanded of the estate of the world and of the governance, and if the christian faith were spread and used over all. There is no title page; the score starts on page one with the first bars of music, which are rather different from the first published edition, as discussed later. The piece premiered at the triennial. Elgar, incidentally, thought highly of Sullivan. Thereafter its neglect was total β€” though in the past two decades a handful of revivals have taken place, notably a memorable centenary performance under Sir Charles Mackerras at Leeds in 1986. Written in simple, readable Latin, the book was read in its day for its stories; any one of which will be well told, but in mass they tend to become monotonous and blur together, with their repetitious accounts of and miracles.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Jacobus da Varagine's etymologies had different goals from modern etymologies, and cannot be judged by the same standards. More than a thousand manuscripts of the text have survived. Criticism among members of Jacobus' Dominican order were muted by the increased reverence towards the archbishop, which culminated in his beatification in 1815. Jacobus de Voragine's etymologies have parallels in 's , in which linguistically accurate derivations are set out beside allegorical and figurative explanations. Jacobus da Varagine typically begins with an often fanciful for the saint's name. The Golden Legend premiered on October 15, 1886. Much of the music in this piece looks forward to the 20th century, rather than the sometimes staid orchestrations that Sullivan could use, when less inspired.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Such a tale is told of Saint ; Jacobus da Varagine has in repairing to the relics of St. Anthony prayed him for charity that he would open it to him, and said: Thou wottest well who and wherefore I am come, I know well I am not worthy to render and give to thee anything for thy labour, nevertheless I shall not depart from hence unto the time that I have seen thee. He even had to write out the choir's contribution to Scene 3 in ' It is the sea'. Second, success at any level comes with its own increasing momentum, and the artist or composer has to start running just to keep up. There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. Anthony the fruit of the palm tree, and S.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

More than 130 more distant sources have been identified for the tales related of the saints in the Golden Legend, few of which have a nucleus in the itself; these sources include texts such as the , and the histories of and. At last he opened the door, and sith interembraced each other, and each of them did reverence the other. These intermingle with the brass to depict a spectacular storm as Lucifer tries to tear down the cross from a cathedral spire. During this visit, Liszt's music was heard in London, including his sacred cantata, The Legend of St Elisabeth. A modern English translation of the Golden Legend has been published by William Granger Ryan, and 2 volumes. Medieval texts and images: studies of manuscripts from the Middle Ages 1991:2; a study of the systemization of the Latin manuscripts of the Legenda aurea is B.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

The interlude to 'It is the Sea' contains a haunting flute passage magnificently contrasted against the rumblings of a turbulent sea with stormy foreboding. Then came the bishops of the idols unto the emperor and said unto him: O thou most holy emperor, sith the time that thou hast received Christian faith the dragon which is in yonder fosse or pit slayeth every day with his breath more than three hundred men. Then S Silvester put himself to prayer, and S. Jones Beinecke Library , Bridget Palmer Royal Academy of Music Library , Marc Shepherd, Ruth Turner Associated Board Library , J. With drawing large audiences in London and New York, Sullivan began composing The Golden Legend in Yorktown, , England, on 24 April 1886, and rehearsals began on 10 September 1886. Cover of the score of The Golden Legend When, oh, when, was he going to find time to write The Golden Legend? Anthony was a hermit in another desert and was then ninety years of age. Retrieved 11 April 2018 β€” via Google Books.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Value to students of medieval culture , from a 14th century manuscript of the Golden Legend. Silvester answered that by the might of God he promised to make him cease of his hurt and blessure of this people. The weaknesses of Joseph Bennett's libretto are, unfortunately, equally apparent. Anthony heard that, anon he began tenderly to weep, and wailed, praying that he might die with him and go in his company. And whiles they were thus talking a crow came flying and brought to them two loaves of bread ; and when the crow was gone S.


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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

In the second scene, Prince Henry finds shelter in the cottage of one of his vassals, Ursula, whose daughter, Elsie, moved by great compassion for him upon learning the cure for his illness, offers herself in sacrifice, despite her mother's misgivings. The tenor Jonathan Brown does well with the bit part of the Forester. Pages are printed on one side only, and each has the title of the work and publisher's name at the bottom. Scene 5 depicts Ursula's learning of her daughter's survival, expressing her joy in contemplative fashion while the Prince sings in a bolder, richer mode. He turned to bow his acknowledgments to the choir, who also pelted him with flowers.


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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Among whom he saw two cruelly tormented. Paul said: Be thou glad and joyful, for our Lord is debonair and merciful, he hath sent us bread for to eat. Then thou and the two priests shall come to me whole and safe, and such bread as I shall make ready for you ye shall eat. Jacobus de Voragine's etymologies had different goals from modern etymologies, and cannot be judged by the same standards. Or as it is said in glossario, Silvester is to say green, that is to wit, green in contemplation of heavenly things, and a toiler in labouring himself; he was umbrous or shadowous. You ought to write a grand opera β€” you would do it so well. Arthur Sullivan β€” A Victorian Musician.

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