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Missa Trahe me post te
composer
1592; published in Rome by Ascanio Donangeli; based on Victoria's own motet; 5vv, 6vv in Agnus Dei
author of text
Ordinary of the Mass

Recordings
'Victoria: Missa Trahe me post te & other sacred music' (CDH55376)
Victoria: Missa Trahe me post te & other sacred music
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55376  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Movement 1: Kyrie
Movement 2: Gloria
Movement 3: Credo
Movement 4: Sanctus
Movement 5: Benedictus
Movement 6: Agnus Dei

Missa Trahe me post te
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The Missa Trahe me post te, which was published in Rome by Ascanio Donangeli in 1592, is a parody Mass freely based on Victoria's motet of the same name. Until the last movement the Mass uses only five voices (SAATB) and it is not until the Agnus Dei that the music utilizes the full six-part texture and canonic procedures of its model. In the Agnus Dei there is a double canon at unison between respectively the first and second alto and the first and second tenor, both canons starting at the same time. This movement is based very closely on the music of the last two-thirds of the motet. Because of the consummate skill with which these complicated technical devices are used, the Mass, like the motet, sounds spacious and melodious.

from notes by Jon Dixon © 1994

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Details for CDA66738 track 4
Credo
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-94-73804
Duration
7'25
Recording date
18 March 1994
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Victoria: Missa Trahe me post te & other sacred music (CDA66738)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: October 1994
    Deletion date: January 2009
    Superseded by CDH55376
  2. Victoria: Missa Trahe me post te & other sacred music (CDH55376)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: May 2011
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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