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Miserere mei
1993; mixed voices, unaccompanied
author of text
after Ezekiel 33: 11 and various baptismal or Easter collects

'Dubra: Hail, Queen of Heaven & other choral works' (CDA67799)
Dubra: Hail, Queen of Heaven & other choral works
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Miserere mei
The short Miserere mei (1993) begins in the unusual key of G sharp minor and the descending musical outline gives a sense of bowing one’s head in prayer. Dubra lifts the music out of this plaintive stance by focusing on the words ‘sed ut convertatur in [sic] vivat’ (‘but that he will be converted and live’). ‘Vivat’ is held in one’s sight for as long as possible before the music returns to the opening plea for mercy.

from notes by Rupert Gough © 2009

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67799 track 3
Recording date
10 January 2009
Recording venue
St Alban's Church, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Dubra: Hail, Queen of Heaven & other choral works (CDA67799)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: November 2009
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