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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Balfour Gardiner H – Evening Hymn (Te lucis ante terminum)

Don’t show me this message again. Hyperion has captured the famed acoustics of St Paul’s to perfection. Other recordings available for download. Two Centuries of British Symphonism. Evening Hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum ” Anthem by H. The second stanza, reflecting the night’s frightening fantasies, has been described as “hushed”. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.

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Articles containing Latin-language text Pages with timeline metadata Evenning link template link number. The site is also available in several languages. The choir of Jesus College Cambridge contemplates the hours that take us from day into balfourr in a programme of works by English composers from the sixteenth and twentieth centuries. The concluding Amen begins with a powerful entry of the alto, followed eveening imitation in the other voices, leading to a restful ending in low register and very softly.


The second stanza is written for unaccompanied voices. Retrieved 8 December This probably resulted in his missing the opportunity to promote his own works, some of which betray a strong Delian influence.

Evening Hymn First line:. They sing with perfect unity and a rare vigour.

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Compline hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum “. 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.

Views Read Edit View history. His Evening Hymn dates from and is quite unrepresentative of his compositional idiom. Welcome to Hyperion Records, fardiner 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.

Retrieved from ” https: Gardiner set the three stanzas differently, with long organ prelude and interludes, following the mood of the text. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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. Evening Hymn” Te lucis ante terminum ” “Thee, Lord, before the close of day”[1] is an anthem composed by Henry Balfour Gardinera setting of the Latin compline hymn ” Te lucis ante terminum ” for four voices and organbalflur both English and Latin.


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SATB choir and organ. The possibility to have it performed probably spurred the completion of the composition. Introduction English Gardiner spent much of his time helping to establish the works of Bax, Gareiner, Grainger and Quilter. This page was last edited on 13 Februaryat The Latin text is the compline hymn ” ” Te lucis ante terminum ” from the Roman Breviary.

June Total duration: Evening Hymncalled a “noble” anthem, is regarded as Gardiner’s best-known work [5] and a classic of the English choral tradition, often performed in evensong. Te lucis ante terminum”. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. It is regarded as Gardiner’s best-known work and a classic of the English choral tradition.