Ego non baptizo te in nomine
patris, sed in nomine
Seven in Nomine
is in his austere, edgy 1960s style.
In addition to the fantasias, the program includes three In Nomine
settings, which are characteristically darker and more stylistically backward-looking, but even these at times betray the sparkle of wit and originality that marks Ward's lighter works.
Fletcher (author of "Benedictus qui venit in nomine
Domini": A Thirteenth-Century Sermon for Advent and the Macaronic Style in England) has compiled an anthological cross-section of late medieval Orthodox Christian sermons from Britain and Ireland.
258v: In nomine
Ihesu omne genu flectatur coelestium, terrestrium et infernorum.
The long In Nomine
slow movement of the third quartet, for example, is beguilingly beautiful in the ways it explores aspects of the traditional plainsong theme before letting us hear it complete, albeit in a dissonantly fractured form, towards the end.
Interestingly, only passing reference is made to the In nomine
; however, further detail can be found in the articles by Thurston Dart and Robert Donnington, and Gustave Reese (Robert Donnington and Thurston Dart, "The Origin of the In Nomine
," Music & Letters 30, no.
30pm) features the Bergonzi Quartet in Purcell's In Nomine
and quintets by Mozart and Brahms.