Words. Te lucis ante terminum. Rerum Creator poscimus. Ut pro tua clementia. Sis praesul et custodia. Procul recedant somnia. Et noctium phantasmata. Evening Hymn. First line: Te lucis ante terminum. composer. Henry Balfour Gardiner (). author of text. Anonymous – traditional. Roman Breviary. Balfour Gardiner’s Evening Hymn was published with both English and Latin texts The Latin is the ancient Compline hymn Te lucis ante te.
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This page was last edited on 13 Februaryat Two Centuries of British Symphonism. This probably resulted in his missing the balfou to promote his own works, some of which betray a strong Delian influence. Evening Hymn” Te lucis ante terminum ” “Thee, Lord, before the close of day” is an anthem composed by Henry Balfour Gardinera setting of the Latin compline hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum ” for four voices and organin both English and Latin.
The concluding Amen begins with a powerful entry of the alto, followed by imitation in the other voices, leading to a restful ending in low register and very softly.
Gardiner had studied at Dr. Evening Hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum ” Anthem by H. Henry Balfour Gardiner Retrieved 8 December Gardiner set the three stanzas differently, with long organ prelude and interludes, following the mood of the text. The Latin text is the compline hymn ” ” Te lucis ante terminum ” from the Roman Breviary. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
Gardiner set the anthem in D major for four voices, sometimes divided, and organwriting the same music for both an English text and the Latin version by Pope Urban VIII. The long, seamless phrases, carefully written dynamic changes and effective use of harmonies, have made this piece a favourite in any parish choir’s repertory. Te lucis ante terminum”. Retrieved from ” https: Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
Cantus Mundi: Evening Hymn (Henry Balfour Gardiner)
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in evneing number of formats. Evening Hymncalled a “noble” anthem, is regarded as Gardiner’s best-known work  and a classic of the English choral tradition, often performed in evensong. June Total duration: Introduction English Gardiner spent much of his time helping to establish the works of Bax, Holst, Grainger and Quilter. Don’t show me this message again.
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It was published in Evening Hymn First line:. Compline hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum “.
The possibility to have it performed probably spurred the completion of the composition. It is regarded as Gardiner’s best-known work and a classic of the Vardiner choral tradition. They sing with perfect unity and a rare vigour. His Evening Hymn dates from and is quite unrepresentative of his compositional idiom. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The choir of Jesus College Cambridge contemplates the hours that take us from day into night in a programme of works by English composers from the sixteenth and twentieth centuries.