Among Palestrina’s or so motets, Exsultate Deo has always been a favourite. With its joyous tunefulness and vivid word-painting depicting musical. Exultate Deo. composer. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (/). Motettorum quinque vocibus liber quintus, author of text. Bible. Psalm 80 ( 81): From the fanfare-like opening of Exultate Deo and its soul-mates by Viadana, Gabrieli, Byrd and Monteverdi, through the linear beauties of Ave verum corpus ( as.
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Introduction English The dates which musicians use to delineate historical periods are frequently misleading. All performed by the Cambridge Singers at their sensuous and virtuosic best. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.
Jazz Latin New Age. All performed by the Cambridge Singers at their sensuous and virtuosic best. The Complete Argo Recordings. The final verse claims that all the music is to signify the solemnity of the exultaet.
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O quam gloriosum is an exultats part of Vespers for All Saints, the Miserere complements the sombre drama associated with Lent, and so on. The site is also available in several languages. February Total duration: Music in the Age of the Italian Renaissance. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.
The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. From the fanfare-like opening of Exultate Deo and its soul-mates by Viadana, Gabrieli, Byrd and Monteverdi, through the linear beauties of Ave verum corpus as set by Byrd and Philips and Parsons’ Ave Mariathe imploring devotion of Lotti’s incomparable Crucifixus and the serenity of Tallis’s O nata luxall is brought glowingly alive.
With its joyous tunefulness and vivid word-painting depicting musical instruments, it refutes the inaccurate myth of Palestrina as a cold, bloodless master of abstract polyphony, a myth due in part to the reverence surrounding him even in his lifetime and to the use of his music ever since as a model in the teaching of counterpoint, an unfortunate fate indeed for a composer whose music, at its best, leaps off the page and demands the excitement of performance.
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The third verse opens with a call to “blow the trumpet in Zion,” and Palestrina responds with a triadic motive, a brassy medial sequence of chords, and further “musical” melismatic passagework in all voices. Roman composers such as Palestrina and his slightly older colleague Giovanni Animuccia composed more musically sedate madrigals than their Florentine or Ferrarese contemporaries, yet the Romans still maintained the same ideal of reflecting subtle nuances of the text in their musical settings.
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exultaye Throughout his motet Exsultate Deo, Palestrina infuses his straightforward musical structure with subtle yet clear motivic evocation of the text. This recording was made one hundred years after the foundation stone of the Westminster Cathedral was laid and is a testimony to a century of conservation and innovation in the performance of music within the Roman Catholic liturgy. High Mass Recorded Live.
Exsultate Deo, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book V)
Sexy Trippy All Moods. Nine Centuries of Choral Music. Exultate justi is a fine motet, but his corpus of sacred music will never be compared favourably with that of Palestrina.
This recording was made exactly one hundred years after the foundation stone of Westminster Cathedral was laid in and is a testament to a century of conservation and innovation in the performance of music within the Roman Catholic liturgy at the Cathedral. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Sumite psalmum et date tympanum; psalterium jucundum, cum cythara. Though the motive is less than characteristic, the musical phrase structure follows an expected pattern of imitation in all voices leading to a strong harmonic cadence on the tonic.
The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. In England the distinction between Renaissance and Baroque carries even less weight—it is only the Puritanism of the Protectorate in the mid-seventeenth century that interrupts a continuous stylistic thread that links the sacred music written during the years immediately preceding the Civil War with that of the Reformation.
A Capella from Saint Thomas Church.
The yearfor instance, is conventionally regarded as a convenient point at which to separate the Renaissance era from the Baroque; the fact that the earliest complete surviving opera dates from that year fuels this otherwise arbitrary division. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Don’t show me this message again.
Musical greatness is sometimes difficult to ascribe with certainty, but in the case of composers such as Palestrina and Victoria the task is an easy one; the fact that they worked in the same place at the same time is more than mere historical accident.
Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. A sound recording of even the most masterly examples of sacred polyphony is bound to involve compromise.
The site is also available in several languages. The context of the English music recorded here is curious. In fact, when he composed a five-voiced motet on that very text published in his Fifth Book of Motets ofhe gave the Psalmist’s images an almost uncharacteristically lively musical garb.
Written to be sung by the papal choir in Holy Week, the Miserere is intriguing for two reasons: Choral Classics from St.
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The second Point of Imitation contrasts the surging first motive to a fanfare-like intonation of “rejoice. These motets were designed for unofficial Roman Catholic gatherings, hence the intensely intimate nature of the musical settings.
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