When the choir Pastorela Chorale sang the 'Gloria in Excelsis
Deo,' the lights inside the church were dimmed to give emphasis on the 'kometa' as it glided on a guide rope towards the altar passing through the 12 stars evenly hanging near the ceiling.
"Gloria in excelsis
Deo." Together we sing the angel's song of exultation, and I remember Brian's words.
Celebrated with great solemnity where the priest wears white vestments and "Gloria in Excelsis
Deo" (Glory to God in the Highest) is sung, Simbang Gabi is traditionally held at 4 a.m., but many parishes hold anticipated mass in the previous evening from 8 p.m., onwards for people with varying work schedules.
It is customary to leave the compulsory serving of sprouts uneaten, to sing Fairytale of New York off key, and do all the harmonies to Gloria in excelsis
Deo on your own, in the kitchen, while wrestling with a turkey at 6am on December 25.
Gloria begins with the joyful "Gloria in excelsis
Deo" it continues with the more restrained "Et in terra pax hominibus".
He carefully interprets the Magnificat, the Benedictus, the Gloria in Excelsis
, and the Nunc Dimittist.
The Gloria in D Major's first movement is unmistakably Vivaldi, with its joyous, energetic lyrics consisting solely of "Gloria in excelsis
Deo." It is followed by the gentler, more sober second movement, which translates to "And on Earth, Peace."
During set changes, Christmas carols are played, including some of the most famous: "O Holy Night,'' "O Come, All Ye Faithful,'' "The Little Drummer Boy,'' and "Gloria in Excelsis
This year the University Symphony Orchestra, University Chorus, Motet Choir, and Rockefeller Chapel Choir present Francis Poulenc's celebrated Gloria, a grandiose setting of the Roman Catholic Gloria in excelsis
Deo text, featuring soprano soloist Patrice Michaels.
The Gloria in excelsis
Deo (Glory to God in the highest) is a most ancient and venerable hymn by which the Church, gathered in the Holy Spirit, glorifies and entreats God the Father and the Lamb.
Abraham Mar Paulos, the Diocesan Bishop of the Mar Thoma Church, wanted me to invite someone of eminence as Chief Guest for the grand "Gloria in excelsis
Deo" musical extravaganza at the St.