One of the most famous hymns of the late Middle Ages, St. Thomas Aquinas’ Pange lingua gloriosi is given here a thrilling new setting by composer Michael Linton. Scored for two antiphonal string orchestras, winds and organ and originally composed in 2003 to Joseph Bottum’s partial English translation, the hymn is here sung in its original Latin. Intended for use on Maundy Thursday (the Thursday of Holy Week on which The Last Supper is remembered), it is one of a set of three extended processionals Linton wrote for use by the volunteer singers in churches where he served as choir director.
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Ave verum corpus is the second release by Daniel Shaw on Refinersfire. For chorus and organ, Shaw sets the Eucharist hymn in a way that is fresh to modern ears yet not forgetting the 700 years of tradition, reflection, and devotion associated with the ancient mystical text. Ave verum corpus, natum de Maria Virgine, vere passum, […]
Refinersfire is proud to introduce Missa Brevis from composer, conductor, and choir director Daniel Shaw. The artistry of Mr. Shaw and The Composer’s Choir has been a featured element on several previous releases from Refinersfire, and it is a particular pleasure to present the unique and beautiful voice of his original compositions along side of […]
Composer Mike Linton lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and teaches freshman and sophomore level music theory at Middle Tennessee State University. He is one of the founding members of Refinersfire. Daniel Shaw is a conductor and composer and music teacher who specializes in small ensembles. He received degrees in music (B.A. Dartmouth College), choral conducting […]
The 4-track Album and Full Score are available to download for FreePlease consider supporting the work of Refinersfire by paying what you’d like or by making a contribution below The “Sinai Mass” is intended to be sung by the parish congregation and the important words there are “mass”, “congregation” and “sung.” This is not […]
November First is the festival of All Saints. Not a few saints, or just one, but all of them, which Protestants at least have taken to mean all baptized Christians, all redeemed by Jesus. And all means “all”, the living and the dead. Typically, we don’t think much about the dead in America now. In […]