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Versa est in luctum

composer
Officium defunctorum ad matutinum, 1605
author of text
Job; Office of the Dead

 
To accompany his six-voice Requiem for the Empress Maria, Victoria composed a matching funeral motet. Its solemn words come from the biblical book of Job.

from notes by John Milsom © 2013

Recordings

Requiem
CDGIM2052CDs for the price of 1
Renaissance Radio
CDGIM2122CDs for the price of 1
The Golden Age, Vol. 1 – Europe
CKD052Download only
Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 1
GIMBX301Boxed set (at a special price) — Download only
Victoria: Requiem
CKD060Download only
Victoria: Requiem
CDA30026Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
Victoria: Requiem
CDA66250
Victoria: Requiem
CDGIM012
Victoria: Requiem
SIGCD248Download only
Victoria: The Victoria Collection
GIMBX304Boxed set (at a special price) — Download only

Details

Track 9 on CDGIM012 [3'37]
Track 9 on CDGIM205 CD1 [3'37] 2CDs for the price of 1
Track 20 on CDGIM212 CD1 [3'37] 2CDs for the price of 1
Track 16 on GIMBX301 CD1 [3'37] Boxed set (at a special price) — Download only
Track 9 on GIMBX304 CD1 [3'37] Boxed set (at a special price) — Download only
Track 11 on CDA30026 [5'22] Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
Track 11 on CDA66250 [5'22]
Track 7 on CKD052 [4'11] Download only
Track 11 on CKD060 [4'12] Download only
Track 11 on SIGCD248 [4'02] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA30026 track 11

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-87-25011
Duration
5'22
Recording date
30 January 1987
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Victoria: Requiem (CDA30026)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: October 2010
    Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
  2. Victoria: Requiem (CDA66250)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: August 1987
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