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Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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The urgency of the almost madrigalian treatment of the passage ‘transeat a me calix iste’ in the responsory In monte Oliveti, for instance, contrasts dramatically with the stillness of the verse ‘Vigilate, et orate’. In accordance with documented practice at both the royal chapel in Lisbon and Vila Viçosa, the choir is accompanied by the organ.
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In monte Oliveti oravit ad Patrem: pater, si fieri potest, transeat a me calix iste: spiritus quidem promptus est, caro autem infirma. Vigilate, et orate, ut non intretis in tentationem. Spiritus quidem promptus est, caro autem infirma.
On the Mount of Olives he prayed to his Father: Father, if it can be done, may this cup pass from me: for the spirit is ready, but the flesh is weak. Watch, and pray, so that you do not step into temptation. For the spirit is ready, but the flesh is weak.