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Alleluia – Music Catalog – Eric Whitacre

It featured 2, singers aged 18 and under from over 80 countries. Whitacre frequently composes his works as direct homages to the works of a number of poets, including Octavio PazEmily DickinsonE.

This album won the Grammy for Best Choral Performance in The New York Times. Retrieved May 26, Whitacre’s Virtual Choir performance of Lux Aurumquehas received 4. He graduated in and moved to Los Angeles and following the success of “Ghost Train”, he decided al,eluia become a full-time professional composer. Dric template wayback links CS1 maint: Views Read Edit View history.

Whitacre’s style, similar to Morten Lauridsen ‘s, has been described as “neo- impressionistic “. Retrieved January 12, This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Whitacre conducting in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Eric Whitacre

His musical, Paradise Lost: Whitacre went on to earn his master’s degree in composition at the Juilliard Schoolwhere he studied with John Corigliano and David Diamond. Whitacre credits Weiller with the inspiration that put the young composer on the musical path.


His pieces sometimes include frequent meter changes and unusual rhythmic patterns. Viral choral video whitare roots to Lawrence encounter”. Retrieved March 27, Music Historiography slleluia Useful Style Histories: Whitacre achieves this growth and decay by splitting voices divisi β€”in one case up to 18 parts. Archived at the Wayback Machine.

Retrieved from ” https: He continues to develop his musical Paradise Lost: Whitacre is well known for his choral works and both his choral and instrumental styles use whjtacre clusters usually arranged in successively increasing or decreasing density. He lived in the state of Nevada until he was On April 15, the year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanicthe “Water Night” Virtual Choir video was shown in the new Titanic Belfast commemorative building. Retrieved March 18, He is also known for his “Virtual Choir” projects, bringing individual voices from around the globe together into an online choir.

Whitacre’s Virtual Choir projects were inspired by a video sent to him of a young girl named Britlin Losee [22] from Long Island, New York [23] singing one of his choral pieces. Retrieved 14 November Tom Leslie contributed to his interest in writing for wind ensembles. In Julyhe co-presented the Eurovision Choir of the Year. Reno, NevadaUnited States. Retrieved August 19, The site is set to open later in the month for video submissions.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eric Whitacre. A concert version was given at Carnegie Hall in Archived from the original on March 8, These sonorities can often be read as seventh or ninth chordswith or without added seconds and fourths. This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat August Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Whitacre makes frequent use of quartal, quintaland secundal harmoniesand is also known for his use of unconventional chord progressions [ citation needed ]. Later Whitacre played synthesizer in a techno-pop band, dreaming of being a rock star. Contentious alleluiz about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

He studied piano intermittently as a child and joined a junior high marching band under band leader Jim Burnett. Please help by adding reliable sources. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Biography portal Classical music portal. Not to alleljia confused with people with the name Eric Whitaker.

Whitacre’s Soaring Leap initiative is a dynamic one-day workshop where singers, conductors, and composers read, rehearse and perform several of his works.