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Incipit lamentatio Jeremiae prophetae

composer
SSAT; Lamentations I
author of text
Lamentations 1: 1-3; First Lesson at Tenebrae on Maundy Thursday

 
There are two sets of Lamentations by Allegri in the Sistine Chapel Archives, both scored modestly for four voices. The setting of the first Lamentation on Maundy Thursday is the more adventurous and is scored for an SSAT ensemble which allows Allegri to enjoy the possibilities of suspensions between the two upper parts, especially at the words ‘Plorans ploravit in nocte’.

from notes by Andrew Carwood © 2011

Les Archives de la chapelle Sixtine conservent deux corpus de Lamentations d’Allegri écrits modestement pour quatre voix, celui du Samedi saint étant le plus en retenue. La mise en musique de la première Lamentation du Jeudi saint, davantage aventureuse, s’adresse à un ensemble SSAT permettant à Allegri de goûter les possibilités de suspensions entre les deux parties supérieures, surtout aux mots «Plorans ploravit in nocte».

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2011
Français: Hypérion

In den Archiven der Sixtinischen Kapelle befinden sich zwei Klagelieder-Zyklen von Allegri, die beide eine bescheidene Anlage für jeweils vier Stimmen haben. Die Vertonung des ersten Klagelieds für Gründonnerstag ist etwas gewagter und für ein SSAT-Ensemble angelegt, was Allegri erlaubt, die dadurch möglichen Vorhalte zwischen den beiden Oberstimmen, besonders bei den Worten „Plorans ploravit in nocte“, auszukosten.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2011
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

Recordings

Allegri: Miserere & the music of Rome
Studio Master: CDA67860Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

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Track 16 on CDA67860 [5'01]

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