Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Adoramus te Christe, motet for 4 voices (from Motets Book II for 4 voices). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears . L. Stokowski): Adoramus te Christe (arr. L. Stokowski for orchestra) How Fair Thou Art: Biblical Passions by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina · More Giovanni.

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MusicXML source file is in palestrima. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Views Read View source View history. Retrieved from ” https: Yet the fact remains that he contributed mightily to the worship music of the Catholic Church, publishing almost 30 books of masses, motets, and other liturgical compositions in his lifetime.

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Privacy policy About ChoralWiki Disclaimers. All voices now sing a brief imitative motive and somewhat more extended melodies; a series of similar plagal cadences are this time bookended between two more conclusive “perfect” cadences. An Evening with Leopold Stokowski.

Adoramus te, Christe (attrib. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

La Cappella Sistina e la Musica dei Papi. Palestrina even manages to manipulate the proportions of the short piece to be roughly equal between the two passages, with a truncated repeat of the second section to close on solid ground.


Adoramus te not to be confused with 2 authentic settings. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Number of voices: Brian Marble submitted Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Romantic imagination in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries saw Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina as the epitome of reserved spirituality, founder of a musical ars perfecta.

Stations of the Cross. The text of this motet is an intimate devotional work, used within Italian Catholicism both in the deeply emotional Holy Week service of zdoramus Adoration of the Cross, and in para-liturgical settings as a confraternal Lauda.

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Adoramus te not to be confused with 2 authentic settings This work has been misattributed. Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. Spirit of the Season.

The worshipers are thanking Christ for redeeming the world through the Cross, however, and the composer expands the musical texture at this more hopeful text. He thus probably composed the piece in the s, during a period of both great professional success — simultaneous postings at St.


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Title wrongly reads Adoremus let’s adore instead of Adoramus palesteina adore. Biographers have no doubt that Palestrina could be a ruthless businessman, and the holy orders he took may have been an act of depression more than one of faith.

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Palestrina set it with all due respect and intimacy. Even in a relatively brief work such as his motet for four “equal” voices, Adoramus te, Christe, Palestrina ‘s utter musical control is evident. See notes for details and correct composer below. This work has been misattributed.