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  • About the tour | The Sixteen
    the monumental Tribue Domine feature in this programme The long text comes from the book of Meditations attributed to St Augustine and Byrd treats us not only to a variety of vocal combinations but also clear codes to his unswerving Catholic faith Just as in Ad Dominum we hear urgent cries to be heard I speak peace to them and they clamour for war Ego pacem loquebar et illi bellum conclamabant so in Tribue Domine he portrays the kingdom imperium with a certain triumphalism Pärt spent most of his life in Soviet controlled Estonia and for most of his young life it all seemed perfectly normal We had what we had it wasn t until I was older that I began to appreciate what it was to live in the Soviet Union everything enclosed or forbidden In 1979 Pärt and his family acquired exit visas to leave the Soviet Union and moved to Berlin and it was around this time that he began to experiment with tintinnabulation As Pärt himself explains I have discovered that it is enough when a single note is beautifully played This one note or a silent beat or a moment of silence comforts me I work with very few elements with one voice with two voices I build with the most primitive materials with the triad The three notes of the triad are like bells And that is why I called it tintinnabulation The result is music where the text has total clarity but is highly charged in a very specific manner His setting of the Nunc Dimittis is at times tender and serene but then bursts out into exhilarating joy The Woman with the Alabaster Box is even more extraordinary with Jesus words eloquently delivered and made even more powerful by the silences Unlike

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  • About the tour | The Sixteen
    including the monumental Tribue Domine feature in this programme The long text comes from the book of Meditations attributed to St Augustine and Byrd treats us not only to a variety of vocal combinations but also clear codes to his unswerving Catholic faith Just as in Ad Dominum we hear urgent cries to be heard I speak peace to them and they clamour for war Ego pacem loquebar et illi bellum conclamabant so in Tribue Domine he portrays the kingdom imperium with a certain triumphalism Pärt spent most of his life in Soviet controlled Estonia and for most of his young life it all seemed perfectly normal We had what we had it wasn t until I was older that I began to appreciate what it was to live in the Soviet Union everything enclosed or forbidden In 1979 Pärt and his family acquired exit visas to leave the Soviet Union and moved to Berlin and it was around this time that he began to experiment with tintinnabulation As Pärt himself explains I have discovered that it is enough when a single note is beautifully played This one note or a silent beat or a moment of silence comforts me I work with very few elements with one voice with two voices I build with the most primitive materials with the triad The three notes of the triad are like bells And that is why I called it tintinnabulation The result is music where the text has total clarity but is highly charged in a very specific manner His setting of the Nunc Dimittis is at times tender and serene but then bursts out into exhilarating joy The Woman with the Alabaster Box is even more extraordinary with Jesus words eloquently delivered and made even more powerful by the silences

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  • Tour Dates and Locations | The Sixteen
    John s Kirk of Perth 27 Rochester Cathedral 28 Winchester Cathedral 31 St David s Cathedral St David s June 4 Chelmsford Cathedral 16 Holy Trinity Church Hull 17 Durham Cathedral 18 Greyfriars Kirk Edinburgh 23 The Bridgewater Hall Manchester 24 Boughton Aluph Church Boughton Aluph July 7 Carlisle Cathedral 8 Lancaster Priory 9 York Minster September 8 Ealing Abbey 9 Wells Cathedral 10 Tewkesbury Abbey 28 City Church Milton Keynes 30 Coventry Cathedral October 6 Southwell Minster 7 Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 8 Blackburn Cathedral November 3 Kings Place London Back to The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Home Concerts The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Tour Dates and Locations Concerts Dixit Dominus Handel s Dixit Dominus The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Film About the tour Tour Dates and Locations Choral Workshops Insight Day Booking information 2016 leaflet download London UK International Concert Calendar Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support The Sixteen Ltd Reg No 1930741 The Sixteen Prods Ltd Reg No 4252277 Registered Office Quadrant House 10 Fleet Street London EC4Y 1AU Follow us on Facebook Read more Twitter Read more Youtube Read more Blogger Read more Contact Us Press Access Keys Sitemap Cookies December 2015 T W T

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  • The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 | The Sixteen
    Download the 2016 Choral Pilgrimage leaflet Read More Concerts Home Concerts The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Concerts Dixit Dominus Handel s Dixit Dominus The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Film About the tour Tour Dates and Locations Choral Workshops Insight Day Booking information 2016 leaflet download London UK International Concert Calendar Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support The Sixteen Ltd Reg No 1930741 The Sixteen Prods Ltd Reg

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  • The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 | The Sixteen
    the 2016 Choral Pilgrimage leaflet Read More Concerts Home Concerts The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Concerts Dixit Dominus Handel s Dixit Dominus The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Film About the tour Tour Dates and Locations Choral Workshops Insight Day Booking information 2016 leaflet download London UK International Concert Calendar Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support The Sixteen Ltd Reg No 1930741 The Sixteen Prods Ltd Reg No

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  • Current supporters | The Sixteen
    Choral Pilgrimage 2015 Supporters Monteverdi s Vespers of 1610 Supporters Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support The Sixteen Ltd Reg No 1930741 The Sixteen Prods Ltd Reg No 4252277 Registered Office Quadrant House 10 Fleet Street London EC4Y 1AU Follow us on Facebook Read more Twitter Read more Youtube Read more Blogger Read more Contact Us Press Access Keys Sitemap Cookies December 2015 T W T F S

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  • Donate to a CD recording | The Sixteen
    7936 3420 To donate by post please send a cheque made payable to The Sixteen Ltd to The Sixteen Quadrant House 10 Fleet Street London EC4Y 1AU Back to Get involved Home Support Get involved Donate to a CD recording Support Get involved Join a Patrons Circle Make an online donation Donate to a CD recording Corporate Support Sponsorship Current supporters Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support The

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  • Donate to a CD recording | The Sixteen
    3420 To donate by post please send a cheque made payable to The Sixteen Ltd to The Sixteen Quadrant House 10 Fleet Street London EC4Y 1AU Back to Get involved Home Support Get involved Donate to a CD recording Support Get involved Join a Patrons Circle Make an online donation Donate to a CD recording Corporate Support Sponsorship Current supporters Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support The Sixteen

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