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O Domine Jesu Christe

1570; 4vv
author of text
Palm Sunday

The plangent O Domine Jesu Christe (1570), for Palm Sunday, is a work of simple but heartfelt sadness, anticipating all the sufferings of Christ’s Passion. The undivided four-part choir allows Guerrero full freedom to exploit his gift for expansive melody.

from notes by Bruno Turner © 1985

Dans le plaintif O Domine Jesu Christe (1570), une œuvre destinée au dimanche des Rameaux, la tristesse simple mais sincère anticipe toutes les souffrances de la Passion du Christ. Le chœur à quatre parties, non divisé, permet à Guerrero d’exploiter en toute liberté son don pour la mélodie expansive.

extrait des notes rédigées par Bruno Turner © 1985
Français: Hypérion

Für einen weiteren Kontrast sorgt das klagende O Domine Jesu Christe (1570) für Palmsonntag, ein Werk schlichter, aber doch tiefempfundener Trauer, in dem jegliche Leiden der Passion Christi antizipiert werden. Der ungeteilte vierstimmige Chor gibt Guerrero Gelegenheit dazu, seine ausgedehnten Melodien wirkungsvoll zum Einsatz zu bringen.

aus dem Begleittext von Bruno Turner © 1985
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


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