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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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. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.
Exuotate 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. With its joyous tunefulness and vivid palfstrina 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, exultatte 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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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. Jazz Latin New Age.
He certainly knew, and participated in, the growing sixteenth exultahe tradition of the Roman madrigal. Right at the outset, he breaks one of the apparent “rules” of his own melodic style and follows an upward leap on the word “Exult! Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music pslestrina all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
All performed by the Cambridge Singers at their sensuous and virtuosic best. The function palestriina church music is to adorn a living liturgy. Brother Sun, Sister Moon.
Musical greatness is sometimes difficult to ascribe with certainty, but in the case of composers such as Palestrina palesyrina 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.
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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. Introduction English The dates which musicians use to delineate historical periods are frequently misleading. February Total duration: Masterpieces of Sacred Polyphony. Don’t show me this message again.
Throughout his motet Exsultate Deo, Palestrina infuses his straightforward musical structure with subtle yet clear motivic evocation of the text. Sound the trumpet at the new moon, on your special Feast Day. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
Music in the Age of the Italian Renaissance. All performed by the Cambridge Singers at their sensuous and virtuosic best. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.
Exultate Deo (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
The second Point of Imitation contrasts the surging first motive to a fanfare-like intonation of “rejoice. Buccinate in neomenia tuba, insigni die solemnitatis vestrae. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, exulltate use the checkbox to accept the defaults.
Mass for Pentecost and Motets.
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.
Introspection Late Night Partying. February Total duration: These motets were designed for unofficial Roman Catholic gatherings, hence the intensely intimate nature of the musical settings. Sexy Trippy All Moods.