A subreddit for great, but lesser-known, classical music. Modern_Classical’s current selection is: O Crux by Comp. Knut Nystedt Perf. Voktett Hannover. Wow, this gives me such shivers – with nods to. Lyrics for O Crux by Knut Nystedt. LyricsO Crux. Knut Nystedt. Lyrics not available. Be the first to add the lyrics and earn points. Add lyrics. News you might be.

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The harmonies do definitely sound exotic enough to be, though. Generally, the approach to singing something xenharmonic will be to have a tonal system where you understand the roles of each note just as in common-practice tonality, all the kbut make sense and cohere within the harmonic and modal texture. Here, we avoid reposts and ultra-famous works in order to highlight composers and compositions that may not get the exposure that they deserve.

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His major compositions for choir and vocal soloists are mainly knnut on texts from the Bible or sacred themes. Finally, if you continually break the rules, you’ll get two warnings before we ban you. I’ll try to find the score to understand the harmonies at play. When you post a music submission, the title needs to be in exactly the following format: Very nice, thank you. A cent semitone as opposed to cents to a semitone in EDO 12 equal divisions of the octave sounds to me like a perfectly natural semitone in its own right.


O Crux One of his best. I have unfortunately a far from perfect hear This was the first Norwegian CD nominated in two categories. Nystedt was awarded an honorary professorship ‘Professor Honorario’ by Mendoza University Argentina in Archived from the original on 17 December A good example of this would be thiswhich totally sounds like just a cool rock song well, to me because it seems to follow a lot curx the same rules to establish tonality in the same way, despite being in 22 equal temperament.

So I’ll look for more. Key Nystedt works include the symphony Apocalypsis Joannis for soloists, choir and orchestra, op.

The subreddit name is satirical and the joke ends there. It’s one of his more famous pieces. I’ll send it to you in a little bit.

Olav in recognition of his contributions to Norwegian music, [2] and in the King of Norway made him Commander of St. I didn’t actually realise that this was microtonal, from listening to it admittedly, without concentrating on it heavily.

Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Knut Nystedt. Steps equivalent to a quarter-tone or less would be an achievement as far as the ‘race to the bottom’ of having small steps, but not at the expense of strong nyatedt delivery or having actual nice harmonies of course, using synthesisers allows infinitely small steps as far as the composer wants to trouble with working with so many different intervals and notes.


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He also founded and conducted Schola Cantorum from to Don’t be an asshole about music. You don’t need to worry much about obscurity, but if your submission is a popular cell phone ringtone it doesn’t belong here.

Knut Nystedt

His compositions also appear on several CDs in Norway and several other countries. Anyway, singing microtonal or rather, xenharmonic music is quite achievable for either: Singing microtones themselves specifically intervals smaller than a semitone varies depending on what you’re referring to. Old church music, especially Palestrina and Gregorian chantshave had a cruz influence on his compositions. Classical Minnesota Public Radio.

Composer – Title [Year] 4: Retrieved from ” https: This CD was nominated in two categories in the Grammy Awards. He studied with Aaron Copland among others. Nystedt was organist in Torshov Church in Nysteedt from to and taught choir conducting at the University of Oslo from to Of course, it’ll be different for different people, and definitely improvable with practice.

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Want to add to the discussion? Nystedt died in his sleep at his home in Oslo on 8 December at the age of