Yet this strangest of all things that ever came to earth from outer space
must have fallen while I was sitting there, visible to me had I only looked up as it passed.
Sur Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers et son oeuvre on consultera avec profit l'ouvrage de Cecile Davy-Rigaux : Un art du chant gregorien sous le regne de Louis XIX.
Textures ranged from the chant-like unisons of antiphons by Nivers to the semitonal dissonances of our own Blow, and the flow of the whole late-night presentation was seamlessly marshalled by the enthusiastic Skidmore.
e] siecle de petits motets latins polyphoniques de compositeurs francais tels que Henry Du Mont, Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers et Andre Campra pour ne citer que ces noms.
Dans le cas des missions abenaquises, la maitrise de la langue et le gout de ces Amerindiens pour le chant conduira a la traduction et a l'adaptation vers la fin du XVIIe siecle de petits motets latins polyphoniques de compositeurs francais tels que Henry Du Mont, Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers et Andre Campra pour ne citer que ces noms.
This practice is reflected in a letter of November 1666 from the castrato Giovanni Antonio Cavagna to Marco Faustini in which the singer expressed his desire to be lodged during Carnival with either the Duke of Nivers or Contestabile Colonna so that he would not be forced by the nobility to sing `everywhere, a thing that, as you know, I dislike .
Cecile Davy-Rigaux partially launches into the large void of research on the confused, unstable, and sometimes hotly-debated state of liturgical music publication, performance, and participation in postrevolutionary France by an exhaustive preliminary exploration of three publications influenced by the restitution and revision of Roman chant in Nivers and intended for decidedly different constituents: the Graduel romain (Rennes: J.
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The published sources that come directly from Saint-Cyr are Nivers's Offices divins (1686) and Clerambault's Chants et motets (in 2 volumes, 1733), which contains motets by both Nivers and CliTambault.