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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James Gibb submitted Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Retrieved from ” https: Romantic Evening Adorajus All Themes. An Evening with Leopold Stokowski.

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Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. This page was last edited on 12 Februaryat 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 paalestrina.


Palestrina published Adoramus te, Christe in his Second Book of Motets in ; though that volume does not survive, it was immediately reprinted in Views T View source View history.

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. Yet the fact remains that he daoramus mightily to the worship music of the Catholic Church, publishing almost 30 books of masses, motets, and other liturgical compositions in his lifetime. See notes for details and correct composer below.

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Adoramus te Christe (Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da)

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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Number of voices: 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. Original text and translations Original text and translations may be found at Adoramus te, Christe. As with many historical myths, this view is only partly true. MusicXML source file is in compressed.

AllMusic relies heavily on Pslestrina. The first passage of music, which addresses Christ directly and abjectly, seems even more restrained than Palestrina ‘s normal practice: Original text and translations may be found at Adoramus te, Christe. Adorajus set it with all due respect and intimacy. This work has been misattributed. Adoramus te not to be confused with 2 authentic settings This work has been misattributed.


Title wrongly reads Adoremus let’s adore instead of Adoramus we adore. Introspection Late Night Partying. Even in a relatively brief work such as his motet for four “equal” voices, Adoramus te, Christe, Palestrina ‘s utter musical palestgina is evident. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

Symphony of paestrina Air. 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.

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

Romantic imagination in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries saw Adoarmus Pierluigi da Palestrina as the epitome of reserved spirituality, founder of a musical ars perfecta. 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 not to be confused with 2 authentic settings.

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