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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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Symphony for the Season. Brian Marble submitted 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. 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.

Original text and translations Original text and translations may be found at Adoramus te, Christe. Views Read View source View history. Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. Original text and translations may be found at Adoramus te, Christe. As with many historical myths, this view is only partly true.


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

Dating apparently from the 19th century and circulated as being by Palestrina, the soprano part was taken adoramuus the lovely motet of the same title by Francesco Rosselli. The text of this motet is an intimate devotional work, used within Italian Catholicism pzlestrina in the deeply emotional Holy Week service of the Adoration of the Cross, and in para-liturgical settings as a confraternal Lauda. Palestdina 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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See notes for details and correct composer below. Privacy policy About ChoralWiki Disclaimers. The first passage of music, which addresses Christ directly and abjectly, seems even more restrained than Palestrina ‘s normal practice: Share on facebook twitter tumblr.

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Palestrina published Adoramus te, Christe in his Second Book of Motets in ; though that volume does not survive, it was immediately reprinted in Even in a relatively brief work such as his motet for four “equal” voices, Adoramus te, Christe, Palestrina ‘s utter musical control is evident. Drew Collins submitted Introspection Late Night He. Adoramus te not to be confused with 2 authentic settings.

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