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Track(s) taken from CDH55148

Gloria ad modem tubae

composer
author of text
Ordinary of the Mass

The Hilliard Ensemble
Recording details: March 1987
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Robert van Bahr
Engineered by Robert van Bahr
Release date: November 1990
Total duration: 2 minutes 0 seconds

Cover artwork: The effects of good government (fresco fragment, 1337-1340) by Ambrogio Lorenzetti (d1348)
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena
 
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Gloria ad modem tubae  [2'00]

A canonic setting for two voices above two fanfare-like, reiterative parts (we take the liberty of vocalizing these!) which gradually merge together, hocketing wildly. Not everyone feels this piece to be worthy of Dufay …

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990

Il s’agit d’une mise en musique sous forme de canon pour deux voix par-dessus deux parties répétées du genre sonnerie pour cuivres (nous prenons la liberté de les vocaliser) qui fusionnent progressivement en hoquetant follement. Quant à savoir si ce morceau est digne de Dufay, les avis sont partagés …

extrait des notes rédigées par Paul Hillier © 1990
Français: Marianne Fernée

Eine kanonartige Vertonung für zwei Stimmen über einer anfarenähnlichen, ständig wiederholten doppelstimmigen Begleitung (wir haben uns das Recht herausgenommen, diese zu vokalisieren!), die allmählich ineinanderfliessen, unter wildem ‘Schlucken’ (hoquet). Nicht alle Kenner sind der Ansicht, dass dieses Musikstück eines Dufay würdig ist …

aus dem Begleittext von Paul Hillier © 1990
Deutsch: Hans Jürgen Wienkamp

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