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Lux Aurumque

It’s not the most difficult of the Whitacre pieces and there aren’t really very many words so the pronunciation isn’t too difficult. If you listen to the YouTube videos below, you should be able to hear the Latin pretty well. Vowel sounds, as always, are key.

Here is Whitacre’s recording of the piece:

https://youtu.be/0j2JRcC6wBs

And here’s a lovely live version from King’s College Cambridge with boys on the alto and soprano parts.

https://youtu.be/w8jwk68RrQ0