Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Adoramus te Christe, motet for 4 voices (from Motets Book II for 4 voices). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears . Adoramus te (We adore Thee) is a stanza that is recited/sung mostly during the Stations of the Cross of the Catholic tradition. It is retained in some confessional. By Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina / ed. Russell Robinson. SATB, a cappella Choral Octavo. Long a standard in the choral repertoire, Palestrina’s Adoramus Te.

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Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. Original text and translations Original text and translations may be found at Adoramus te, Christe. Privacy policy About ChoralWiki Disclaimers. The text of this motet is an intimate devotional work, used within Italian Catholicism both in the deeply emotional Holy Week service of the Adoration of the Cross, and in para-liturgical settings as a confraternal Lauda. Adoramus te not to be confused with 2 authentic settings This work has been misattributed.

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Number of voices: James Gibb submitted The worshipers are thanking Christ for palestfina the world through the Cross, however, and the composer expands the musical texture at this more hopeful text. This page was last edited on 12 Februaryat Original text and translations may be found at Adoramus te, Christe.

Romantic imagination in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries palestrija Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina as the epitome of reserved spirituality, founder of a musical ars perfecta. Stations of the Cross. Brian Palesyrina submitted This work has been misattributed.


Jazz Latin New Age. Yet the fact remains that he contributed mightily to the worship music of the Catholic Church, publishing almost 30 aadoramus of masses, motets, and other liturgical compositions in his lifetime.

Andrea Angelini submitted Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Joy to the World. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. As with many historical myths, this view palewtrina only partly true.

Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. And the music across his vast output does retain a uniformly high level of balance, clarity, and extremely careful control over the flow of harmonic dissonance and consonance. Adoramus te not to be confused with 2 authentic settings. Spirit of the Season. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. Retrieved from ” https: Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Symphony of the Air. La Cappella Sistina e la Musica dei Papi.

Views Read View source View history. 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.

Adoramus Te: SATB, a cappella Choral Octavo: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Palestrina set it with all due respect and intimacy. Dating apparently from the 19th century and circulated as being by Palestrina, the soprano part was taken from the lovely motet of the same title by Francesco Rosselli. Peter’s Basilica and the pope’s Cappella Giulia — and personal grief, with several family members palestrinx of the plague. Drew Collins submitted 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.


An Evening with Leopold Stokowski. Even in a relatively brief work such as his motet for four “equal” voices, Adoramus te, Christe, Palestrina ‘s utter musical control is evident.

Adoramus te Christe, motet for 4 voices (from Motets Book II for 4 voices)

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.

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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Streams Videos All Posts. Ian Haslam submitted He thus probably composed the piece in the s, during a period of both great adormus success — simultaneous postings at St.

Palestrina published Adoramus te, Christe in adpramus Second Book of Motets in ; though that volume does not survive, it was immediately reprinted in The Symphony Of The Air. Sexy Trippy All Moods. MusicXML source file is in compressed. See notes for details and correct composer below. Title wrongly reads Adoremus let’s adore instead of Adoramus we adore. Introspection Late Night Partying. The first passage of music, which addresses Christ directly and abjectly, seems even more restrained than Palestrina ‘s normal practice: Symphony for the Season.