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Knut Nystedt – O Crux SATB

There is a limit of one post every three days. I didn’t actually realise that this was microtonal, from listening to it admittedly, without concentrating on it heavily. 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 notes make sense and cohere within the harmonic and modal texture.

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.

Here, we avoid reposts and ultra-famous works knuh order to highlight composers and compositions that may not get the exposure nystwdt they deserve. It’s the capacity of the voice that limits it.

I think I could probably reliably distinguish and sing notes in a melody down to about 50 or 40 cents, a quarter-tone or a little less, but I would make sure to test thoroughly whether I’d be able to sustain it and meaningfully differentiate notes before starting any big projects in it.


I’ve never heard it live, but those who have crrux that it’s much better that way. I can’t find any confirmation of it being microtonal so it may be that it’s being performed a cappella; it’s easy for voices to naturally blend into just intonation, rather than temperament.


Nystedt was born in Kristiania now OsloCrudand grew up in a Christian home where hymns and classical music were an important part of everyday life. Want to add to the discussion?

So I’ll look for more. I was wondering, how hard is it to sing microtonal music?

Nystedt was organist in Torshov Church in Oslo from to and taught choir conducting at the University of Oslo from to I can only imagine it being very hard, but Crkx never tried. Retrieved 17 December His compositions also appear on several CDs in Norway and several other countries. Music submissions or discussion questions only. So now I know. Retrieved from ” https: This CD was nominated in two categories in the Grammy Awards. Submissions should be slightly lesser known works.

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Knut Nystedt: The Burnt Sacrifice; O Crux; De Profundis; Etc.

Thanks for settling it! He also founded and conducted Schola Cantorum from to This is to avoid the problem of the front page being composed entirely of one user’s posts, which has happened often in the past.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Anyway, singing microtonal or rather, xenharmonic music is quite achievable for either: Archived from the original on 21 December Just 8 parts with very dense harmonies, and as its a cappella it just sounds as if it is. ElitistClassical subscribe unsubscribe 8, readers 6 users here now This subreddit is for great, but lesser known, classical music.


I have unfortunately a far from perfect hear Wikimedia Commons has media related to Knut Nystedt. Of course, it’ll be different for different people, and definitely improvable with practice. No links to downloads are allowed.

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Singing microtones themselves specifically intervals smaller than a semitone varies depending on what you’re referring to.

Classical Minnesota Public Radio. Nystedt was awarded an honorary hystedt ‘Professor Honorario’ by Mendoza University Argentina in Don’t be an asshole about music.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The choir Ensemble 96 published “Immortal Nystedt” in Having a robust and easily comprehensible system behind the notes makes it a lot easier to know what they’re meant to mean.

Composer – Title [Year] 4: This sub is not for self-promotion. I sang this a year or two ago, and as you suspected, it isn’t microtonal. Views Read Edit View history.

That is amazing singing. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. And I haven’t heard of Voktett Hannover, either, but p