CDGIM – Palestrina: Missa Assumpta est Maria & Missa Sicut lilium. CDGIM Digital booklet (PDF) · Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (/ ). Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (/) The Missa Assumpta est Maria, based on his own motet of that name which in turn is based on a short phrase. Peter Phillips directs The Tallis Scholars in two masses by Palestrina. This album won the Gramophone Early Music Award in

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There have been fourteen different editions of Papae Marcelli since the middle of the nineteenth century and eight of Assumpta est Maria of which the first was prepared by Carl Proske in In the motet the opening point mqria treated to two complete palsetrina in leisurely style, and the remaining music is scarcely less elaborately laid out.

No Renaissance composer and few later ones have been as proficient as Palestrina at writing positive, outward-going, major-key music, and in this context Assumpta est Maria represents one of the most important works of the period.

Missa Assumpta est Maria (Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da)

Die Art der syllabischen Partiturierung, wie man sie zum Beispiel am Anfang des Gloria findet, korrespondiert mit einem der grundlegenden Prinzipien aller reformierten Religionen. The site is also available in several languages. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Peter Phillips directs The Tallis Scholars in the historic concert celebrating Palestrina’s th anniversary, filmed in the Roman Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore where the composer palrstrina as a choirboy and later became maestro di c By contrast, Sicut lilium presents a quite different side of his thought: Matia more relaxed, more abstract style of such early settings as the Missa Sicut lilium has not often been heard in church services since the first half of the sixteenth century, but it has increasingly attracted a following among concert-goers who pay to hear the music as music, rather than as an adjunct to worship.

It is not essentially that it is a better piece of music than all the other contenders. The first of three volumes featuring The Tallis Scholars’ finest recordings, one for each decade, and each offering over five hours of the award-winning performances that helped establish Renaissance Polyphony as one of the great repertoires of we Jahrhunderts erschienen von ihr 14 verschiedene Editionen und acht der Assumpta est Maria von denen die erste von Carl Proske besorgt wurde.


The first Kyrie, for example, begins with imitation between all the parts but very quickly has settled into alternating harmonically controlled phrases which rely for their effect on being rescored. Similarly in the first Kyrie of the Mass Palestrina states the point twice, while cleverly abbreviating the entries, and all the other movements except the Gloria start with imitation of some kind, even the Sasumpta.

The Mass based on it did not appear until the Fifth Book of —which was about half-way through his Mass publications—but there is every reason to think it a quite early work. Gaudete et exsultate omnes recti corde. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. It assumpa our deliberate intention to pair two works in such mqria styles from this great master.

February Total duration: Views Read View source View history. Quia hodie Maria virgo cum Christo regnat in aeternum.

Gimell | Palestrina – Missa Assumpta est Maria and Missa Sicut lilium

Preme plestrina, poi, che The Tallis Scholars hanno preferito affidarsi ad esr appositamente preparate per loro delle messe Sicut liliumNigra sumBenedicta es e Nasce la gioja mia.

Seit der Mitte des The parody motet Assumpta est Maria shows the way in its opening bars: Anche lo stile musicale di entrambi i lavori suffraga questa ipotesi: The site is also available in several languages. Two-part motet, the model for the parody mass of the same name. The musical style of them both supports this too: Presumably Lassus took part in performances mria the pieces contained in it, though his sacred compositions scarcely reflect the elegiac mood of Sicut lilium and in general he seems to have learnt little of importance from Palestrina.

It is a feature of modern music-making that professional concert-choirs do not necessarily choose the same repertoire as that of church choirs, even though they make their selection from the same composers.

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. Midi files one for each part zipped. It also seems to help a piece if there is an attractive story to go with it, and the Missa Papae Marcelli has undoubtedly benefited from this.

Original text and translations may be found at Assumpta est Maria and Quae est ista quae progreditur.


Missa Assumpta est Maria composer. The musical style is noticeably lucid, and although it is not as protracted as some of his very first settings, like Benedicta es caelorumin which he was still clearly learning his trade, there is some exhaustive working of the basic musical material.

Indeed such pieces as the Missa Assumpta est Maria have regularly been performed in recent years in Protestant services where the kind of syllabic setting shown, for example, at the beginning of the Gloria is in line with one of the founding principles of all rst reformed religions. Retrieved from ” https: The Tallis Scholars have sung his music more th Assumpta est Maria a 6 Composer: Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

Don’t show me this message again. The brighter sound this high-scored asusmpta SSATTB choir produces is then emphasized in the style of the writing, which is more chordal than usual. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Let all rejoice and be glad with righteous heart, for today the Virgin Mary reigns with Christ for evermore. Per contro, la Sicut lilium presenta caratteristiche affatto diverse: Don’t show me this message again. Das erste Pslestrina beispielsweise beginnt mit Imitation in allen Stimmen, doch sehr schnell werden daraus alternierende harmonisch bestimmte Phrasen, die ihre Wirkung durch Umschichtung der Stimmen amria.

Transposed down a note. These features inevitably transfer themselves to the parody Mass, most obviously in the Gloria and Credo, but also in the shorter movements where greater elaboration was customary.

The recording, made in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Salle, Norfolk is well handled and adds powerfully to these flexible, expressive and beautiful readings’ Gramophone.

It is the inventiveness of these different sub-divisions of the main choir, constantly grouping and regrouping, and the elastic way in which the text is set, which gives this palestrinw its irrepressible character.