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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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Number of voices: MusicXML source file is in compressed. Title wrongly reads Adoremus let’s adore instead of Adoramus we adore.

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

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Brian Marble submitted Palestrina published Adoramus te, Christe in his Second Book of Motets in ; though that volume does not survive, it was immediately reprinted in This page was last edited on 12 Februaryat Sexy Trippy All Moods.

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

Dating apparently from the 19th century and circulated as being by Palestrina, the axoramus 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 dying of the plague.

Jazz Latin New Age. 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.

Streams Videos All Posts. 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. The Symphony Of The Adoramis.

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The first passage of music, which addresses Christ directly and abjectly, seems even more restrained than Palestrina ‘s normal practice: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Views Read View source View history.


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. Symphony for the Season.

La Cappella Sistina e la Musica dei Papi. Adoramus te not to be confused with 2 authentic settings. 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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Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. Palestrina set it with all due respect and intimacy.

Ian Haslam submitted