What does the Greek religious phrase Kyrie Eleison mean?
What does K&E stand for?
K&E stands for Kyrie Eleison (Greek: Lord Have Mercy; a Catholic prayer)
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But although the loud, war-like sections of the Dies Irae, for example, are terror-stricken and upsetting, as they should be, some of the quieter, magical sections, like the resolution at the end of the Kyrie Eleison, lack the Britten recordings chill and power.
Perhaps unfamiliarity with an acoustic totally different from that of Symphony Hall might explain the general fuzziness of choral diction, and the incoherent delivery of some of Bach's more complex choral textures (a pity, given that the Kyrie Eleison, after an histrionically aggrandised opening invocation, had built with clear delineation of the choral counterpoint).
Kyrie Eleison, another who bypassed Cheltenham, has improvement to find in the Matalan Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices' Chase but could finish in the money, while the balance of Whinstone Boy's form would suggest that the ground might be too fast for him in the Silver Cross Handicap Hurdle.
Hughes and Loughran were alsoonthemarkin the Grade 2 Winning Fair Juvenile Hurdle with Kyrie Eleison.
Conducting, as always, without score and entirely from memory, he led the Festival orchestra and chorus into the opening Kyrie eleison louder than his usual approach.
The Mass opens with the intense and momentous Kyrie eleison I, which establishes the gravitas of the Mass to follow.
We must sing the Kyrie Eleison together, and then lace the world again.