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Cantiam di Dio

composer
madrigal a 12; 1590; Dialoghi musicali de diversi eccelentissimi autori, Venice
author of text

 
Andrea Gabrieli’s splendid twelve-part madrigal Cantiam di Dio is a large-scale work of considerable grandeur, predominantly homophonic in texture throughout its two sections, and containing luxurious tuttis with all twelve voices and instruments; it praises God for creating heaven, earth and, of course, the sea.

from notes by Robert King © 1998

Le splendide madrigal à douze parties d’Andrea Gabrieli, Cantiam di Dio, est une œuvre à grande échelle, toute de magnificence, dont la texture, essentiellement homophonique au long de ses deux sections, recèle de somptueux tuttis, avec l’ensemble des douze voix et instruments; elle loue Dieu pour avoir créé le ciel, la terre et, bien sûr, la mer.

extrait des notes rédigées par Robert King © 1998
Français: Hypérion

Lo splendido madrigale Cantiam di Dio in dodici parti di Andrea Gabrieli è un’opera possente di considerevole grandiosità, di struttura predominantemente omofonica nelle sue due sezioni e contenente parti per tutte le dodici voci e gli strumenti. Cantiam di Dio loda Dio per la creazione del cielo, della terra e, naturalmente, del mare.

Robert King © 1998
Italiano: Gianfranca Shepheard

Recordings

Lo Sposalizio – The wedding of Venice to the sea
CDD220722CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

Details

Track 7 on CDD22072 CD1 [6'35] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

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