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Benedictio mensae
First line:
Oculi omnium in te sperant, Domine
composer
1618; re-published in the 1622 Cantiones Sacrae; SATB SATB
author of text
Psalm 144 (145): 15-16; Gradual for the Feast of Corpus Christi

Recordings
'Praetorius: Magnificats & motets' (CDA67669)
Praetorius: Magnificats & motets
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Benedictio mensae
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Benedictio mensae is a predominantly homophonic motet whose two choirs deliver the text (separately and in combination) with a clarity derived from a respect for natural word stress that was the ideal of the new Baroque practice.

from notes by Jeremy Summerly © 2008

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