Benedicite gentes

5vv; published in Rome in 1593 by Francesco Coattino as part of a cycle of polyphonic Offertories; H ix, 84, C xvii, 115
author of text
Psalm 65 (66): 8-9, 20

Benedicite gentes begins calmly before raising the temperature for the homophonic ‘Benedictus Dominus’ (‘Blessed be the Lord’).

from notes by Stephen Rice © 2013

Benedicite gentes commence paisiblement avant de s’échauffer pour le «Benedictus Dominus» homophonique («Béni soit le Seigneur»).

extrait des notes rédigées par Stephen Rice © 2013
Français: Hypérion

Benedicite gentes beginnt ruhig, bevor die Temperatur bei dem homophonen „Benedictus Dominus“ („Gesegnet sei der Herr“) ansteigt.

aus dem Begleittext von Stephen Rice © 2013
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


Palestrina: Missa Ad coenam Agni & Eastertide motets
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Track 14 on CDA67978 [2'56]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67978 track 14

Recording date
9 June 2012
Recording venue
The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Antony Pitts
Recording engineer
Justin Lowe
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  1. Palestrina: Missa Ad coenam Agni & Eastertide motets (CDA67978)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: April 2013