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Si bona suscepimus
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Job 2: 10; 1: 21

Recordings
'Morales: Missa Si bona suscepimus' (CDGIM033)
Morales: Missa Si bona suscepimus
Buy by post £11.75 CDGIM033  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 3' (GIMBX303)
Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 3
Buy by post £17.50 GIMBX303  4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Details
Track 1 on GIMBX303 CD1 [6'58] 4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Si bona suscepimus
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In purely musical terms Philippe Verdelot’s Si bona suscepimus (published in 1526) is an ideal composition to parody, with its transparent melodic lines, clearly delineated sections and austere textures. The formal beauty of it is increased by a hidden repeat in the music, so that, although the phrases run continuously, the words ‘the Lord has given, the Lord has taken away’ are used as a refrain, giving the overall shape of ABCB (this incidentally is Verdelot’s repeat, not Job’s).

from notes by Peter Phillips © 2000

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