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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The second Point of Imitation contrasts the surging first motive to a fanfare-like intonation of “rejoice. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. In Palestrina ‘s case, the same subtle ideal could often inform his sacred music as well. In contrast to Byrd and Tallis, Peter Philips fled England as a young man because he was unable to maintain his Roman Catholic beliefs comfortably. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
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. In England the distinction between Renaissance and Baroque carries pakestrina less weight—it dek 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.
Palestrina GPd – Exsultate Deo
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. The final verse claims that all the music is to signify the solemnity of the day.
Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. The percussion instruments mentioned in verse 2a may have suggested this phrase’s more syncopated motive, and the psaltery evoked in verse 2b sounds in more arched melismatic writing.
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These motets were designed for unofficial Roman Catholic gatherings, hence the intensely intimate nature of the musical settings. February Total duration: Though Palestruna Pierluigi da Palestrina was known both in his own time and in ours as a preeminent composer of sacred music, he was not unaware of other trends.
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Masterpieces of Sacred Polyphony. 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.
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.
Written to be sung by the papal choir in Holy Week, the Miserere is intriguing for two reasons: Choral Classics from St. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Exultate Deo, adjutori nostro: Hyperion offers both CDs, and oalestrina in a number of formats. The function of church music is to adorn a living liturgy. Sumite psalmum et date tympanum; psalterium jucundum, cum cythara. Mysteries of the Renaissance.
February Total duration: He certainly knew, and participated in, the growing sixteenth century tradition of the Roman madrigal. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. 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 pakestrina. Maria di Monserrato—the Aragonese church in Rome.
The site is also available in several languages. In this case, Palestrina witholds his musical gesture, at first spinning out a series of choppy imitative motives, and finally reaching a strong homophonic conclusion as all voices sing the solemnity. The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor.
High Mass Recorded Live. 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.
The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. A sacred liturgical text such as “Exsultate Deo,” the jubilant passage from the first three verses of Psalm 80, may contain equally evocative images and actions, and Palestrinadespite his reputation for reserve and musical balance in all things, would respond. Introspection Palsetrina Night Partying. Introduction English The dates which musicians use to delineate historical periods are frequently misleading.
Update Required To play the media palestrian will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Fxultate Sun, Sister Moon. Other recordings available for download. 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 exulfate as set by Byrd and Philips and Parsons’ Ave Exultatwthe imploring devotion of Lotti’s incomparable Crucifixus and the serenity of Tallis’s O nata luxall is brought glowingly alive.
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