Come and sing with us on an autumn day as we focus on Carmina Burana
A fun, social and educational day led by our MD, Tim Pithers, and accompanied by Shaun Brown, as we explore Carmina Burana. Details to follow.
Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana. Its full Latin title is Carmina Burana: Cantiones profanæ cantoribus et choris cantandæ comitantibus instrumentis atque imaginibus magicis (“Songs of Beuern: Secular songs for singers and choruses to be sung together with instruments and magical images”). It is part of Trionfi, a musical triptych that includes Catulli Carmina and Trionfo di Afrodite. The first and last movements of the piece are called Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi (“Fortune, Empress of the World”) and start with the very well known “O Fortuna“.
Quoted from Wiki for a quick reference!