Meditations on a theme by John Blow (Psalm XXIII, The Lord is my shepherd)

  • 3.83 MB
  • English
Novello , London
Variations (Orchestra) -- S
ContributionsBlow, John, d. 1708.
LC ClassificationsM1003 B57 M4
The Physical Object
Pagination[miniature score]
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18556123M

His best works are timeless masterpieces, and at least the Meditations on a Theme by John Blow on this disc is surely among them. It’s an absolutely amazing work, worthy of comparison with Vaughan Williams’s Tallis Fantasia (which it admittedly doesn’t really resemble that much, though it evinces the same sort of feeling of catharsis and /5(5).

BLISS, A.: Meditations on a Theme by John Blow / Metamorphic Variations (Bournemouth Symphony, Lloyd-Jones) Scored for a large orchestra, including an extensive percussion section, Sir Arthur Bliss’s Metamorphic Variations dates from the end of his creative ed by the triptych Tantris painted by Bliss’s long-time friend, the late George Dannatt, it is a work of extremes, of.

Meditations on a Theme by John Blow, F. Meditation II. Thy Rod and Staff They Comfort Me City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Bliss: Music for Strings, Meditations on a. Death. Yeah, Marcus Aurelius is basically like, "Whatever." As with other unpleasant things in life, Marcus sees death in Meditations as a purely practical concern: it's a built-in part of human nature, and it's mandated by the gods for the benefit of the entire universe.

Without death, humans couldn't contribute their base elements back to the substance of the universe, and the Whole couldn't. Meditations on a Theme by John Blow, for orchestra, Op. 80, F. Introduction: The Lord is my Shepherd - I will fear no evil () I.

He leadeth me beside the still waters () II. Thy rod and staff They comfort me () III. Lambs () IV. He restoreth my soul () V. In green pastures ()Brand: Chandos.

Meditations on a Theme book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Metropolitan Anthony (Anthony Bloom) caught the imagination o /5.

While all the books in the Meditations discuss existence, mortality, virtues, relationships with community and the gods, reason, duty, and death, certain books in the work stand out for their strong thematic concerns. Book 1 is an extended shout-out to the people who shaped Marcus in some way, while Book 3 lays down some of Marcus's.

Summary. In Book 4 Aurelius speculates on the type of sanctuary that best supports the individual self.

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He advocates against vainly amassing an outward show of material wealth. Instead, he suggests practicing self-discipline by creating personal order and tranquility from within.

Meditations (Medieval Greek: Τὰ εἰς ἑαυτόν, romanized: Ta eis heauton, literally "things to one's self") is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from to AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy.

Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and : Marcus Aurelius. Bliss Meditations on a Theme by John Blow.

SRCD Bliss's attractive Meditations reminded me of the dramatic and opulent sound world of Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe.

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The Finale has an impressive heroic central section that could easily serve as the conclusion to a great symphony. The quality of the performances and excellent sound make this. Summary. In Book 12 Aurelius returns to the idea that the best course of action in time and space is to remember death can come at any time.

He urges himself to shake free of both past regrets or nostalgia and the fearful anticipation of an uncertain future. He seems hopeful that the universe is ordered and reasoned according to divine plan, and whether or not that plan is in part or whole. Register now to continue reading Thank you for visiting Gramophone and making use of our archive of more t expert reviews, features, awards and blog articles.

Christopher Morley Bliss: Music for Strings Meditations on a Theme of John Blow CD REVIEWS: The sunny side of a European collaboration John Blow, 55, was in Tennessee for the 25th anniver-sary of the singer's death last month when he happened to flick through a book in a Memphis record store.

BLISS, A.: Meditations on a Theme by John Blow / Metamorphic Variations (Bournemouth Symphony, Lloyd-Jones) NX If Sir Athur Bliss wrote a finer work than the meditations on a theme of John Blow(),I would like to hear it.A beautifully balanced set of expanded variations on a theme fro the Sinfonia to Blow's setting of PsBliss's score is a glowing exhibition of his compositional fully played and in superior sound --Gramophone,Aug /5(4).

Meditations on a Theme by John Blow is one of Bliss's most eloquent and personal scores, a private tribute to a generation cut down in its youth, including his own brother, during World War I.

Eser Listesi. Sir Arthur Bliss Meditations on a Theme by John Blow () 1. Introduction: The Lord is my Shepherd - I will fear no evil.

Buy Meditations on a Theme by Bloom, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). The Mind Illuminated by John Yates This is the “meditation mechanic’s” manual, full of concise but detailed instructions on how to develop laser-like focus and concentration, along with explanations and models of how the mind works drawn from both tradition and neuroscience.

Meditations on a Theme by John Blow was given its first performance in the City Hall, Birmingham by the CBSO conducted by Rudolf Schwarz on 13 December I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this CD. The quality of the sound is superb; the enthusiasm of the orchestra and conductor is palpable.

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Their content was uncomfortable and challenging but they drew huge audiences. He then started publishing books and one of his first was was Meditations on a Theme, which we are proud to y Bloom takes us on a path traced by centuries of Christian pilgrims, taking as landmarks for our meditations certain passages of the : Anthony Bloom.

This is a website written by two Catholic converts from the New Age movement. And central to my own conversion, at least, was a very unusual book called Meditations on the Tarot – an anonymous page magnum opus by another convert, Valentin Tomberg. Truly, I do not think I could have escaped the clutches of the New Age mindset without this book.

MEDITATIONS ON A THEME. A spiritual journey. There is a remarkable passage in the writings of Father John of Kronstadt, a Russian priest of the turn of the nineteenth century, in which he says that God does not reveal to us the ugliness of our souls unless he can espy in us sufficient faith and sufficient hope for us not to be broken by.

1-Sentence-Summary: Meditations is a collection of 12 books written by Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who’ll introduce you to Stoic philosophy, the concept of logic, self-discipline and give you faith that the course the world runs is a good one.

Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author. It is instructive to compare the Meditations with another famous book, the Imitation of Christ.

There is the same ideal of self-control in both. It should be a man's task, says the Imitation, 'to overcome himself, and every day to be stronger than himself.' 'In withstanding of the passions standeth very peace of heart.' 'Let us set the axe to.

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From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and abstinence, not only from evil deeds, but even from evil thoughts; and further, simplicity in my way of living, far removed from the habits of the rich.

a commentary and meditation on the Gospel of John. John Jesus heals lame man at pool of Bethzatha John Jesus' first discourse on Father-Son relationship John Jesus answers the chages of his opponents. John Jesus feeds by multiplying five loaves & two fish John Jesus walks on the Sea of Galilee to the disciples' boat.

Statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback. If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.~ Marcus Aurelius. Marcus Aurelius ( – AD) was Roman Emperor from to and is considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

John Rutter claims to have been enthralled by the possibility of composing for orchestra from the tender age of 12, when he wrote a piece called Daybreak. He kept his hand in the colors of the orchestra throughout his career, developing fully orchestrated accompaniments for a number of his better-known short choral works.

Metropolitan Anthony (Anthony Bloom) caught the imagination of countless people by his brioadcasts - although their content was uncomfortable and challenging they had huge audiences. He then started publishing books and among his early publications was Meditations on a Theme.

This book takes the reader on a journey of intense spiritual : Anthony Bloom. Favourite track: Fair Is My Love by Arthur Bliss Book: The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss Luxury: Pair of field glasses Meditations On A. Here the finds are more modest. Most enriching are the Meditations on a Theme of John Blow from Based on the opening sinfonia of Blow’s The Lord is my Shepherd, the meditations are a series of variations illustrating aspects of Psalm Bliss contrasts the idea of safety represented by the shepherd with the danger expressed in the line.