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Rachmaninoff All Night Vigil op.37


Forbes, AM, Rachmaninoff All Night Vigil op.37, Festival of Voices, Hobart, pp. 10 pages, single booklet (2017) [Catalogue]

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Rachmaninoff wrote a number of compositions for unaccompanied choir that were based on the liturgies of the Russian Orthodox Church, including a setting of In our Prayers Ever-vigilant Mother of God (1893), the Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (1910). Original program notes were provided for a performance by Allegri Ensemble under the direction of Andrew Bainbridge of Rachmaninoff's All Night Vigil composed in 1915. The program is a catalogue of the movements performed providing contextualisation of the work and its performance practice. The performance took place at St David's Cathedral Hobart July 9, 2017 as part of the 2017 Festival of Voices. Around 400 people were in attendance.

Item Details

Item Type:Catalogue
Keywords:Choral Music Rachmaninoff Vigil Vespers
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Music
Research Field:Musicology and ethnomusicology
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:The performing arts
UTAS Author:Forbes, AM (Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes)
ID Code:118813
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2017-07-20
Last Modified:2017-07-21

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