In Morte Nobilis

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In Morte Nobilis is a cantata for chamber orchestra and three vocal soloists, and is approximately seventeen minutes in duration. Each of the three movements features a different vocal soloists (soprano, baritone, or tenor) and each movement concerns a specific Christian martyr. Texts for In Morte Nobilis are extracted from the writings and biographies of the martyrs. Each text gives the listener some insight as to how each martyr faced their death with courage and unwavering faith. The music of In Morte Nobilis gives additional insight as to what these martyrs faced. This is accomplished through a building and release ... continued below

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1 ms. score (xx leaves, 60 p.) : ill.

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Jones, Wilma Katherine August 1983.

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In Morte Nobilis is a cantata for chamber orchestra and three vocal soloists, and is approximately seventeen minutes in duration. Each of the three movements features a different vocal soloists (soprano, baritone, or tenor) and each movement concerns a specific Christian martyr. Texts for In Morte Nobilis are extracted from the writings and biographies of the martyrs. Each text gives the listener some insight as to how each martyr faced their death with courage and unwavering faith. The music of In Morte Nobilis gives additional insight as to what these martyrs faced. This is accomplished through a building and release of tension and dissonance, as well as some use of non-standard vocal technique.

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Jones, Wilma Katherine. In Morte Nobilis, thesis or dissertation, August 1983; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1038793/: accessed November 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .