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Ne irascaris, Domine

composer
Liber primus sacrarum cantionum (1589)
author of text
Isaiah 64: 9-10

 
Published in his 1589 Cantiones Sacrae, this double motet is one of Byrd’s masterpieces and must surely be one of his most forceful utterances inspired by the fate of the Catholic church in England. The emphasis laid on the word ‘desolata’ after the sad echoings of ‘Ierusalem’, and the chordal enunciations of ‘Sion deserta facta est’ invite comparison with The Lamentations of Tallis.

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990

Publié dans ses Cantiones Sacrae de 1589, ce motet double est un des chefs-d’œuvre de Byrd et probablement l’une de ses déclarations les plus fortes inspirées par le sort de l’église catholique en Angleterre. L’accent mis sur le mot «desolata» après les tristes résonnances de «Ierusalem» et les expressions des accords de «Sion deserta facta est» invite à une comparaison avec «Les Lamentations» de Tallis.

extrait des notes rédigées par Paul Hillier © 1990
Français: Marianne Fernée

Diese Doppelmotette, die 1589 in seinen Cantiones Sacrae veröffentlicht wurde, ist eines der Meisterwerke von Byrd und ist zweifellos eine seiner machtvollsten Aussagen, inspiriert durch das Schicksal der katholischen Kirche in England. Die Betonung, die dem Wort „desolata“ nach den traurigen Echos von „Ierusalem“ gegeben wird und später die ausdrucksstarken Akkorde für „Sion deserta facta est“ lassen sich mit den Lamentationen von Tallis vergleichen.

aus dem Begleittext von Paul Hillier © 1990
Deutsch: Hans Jürgen Wienkamp

Recordings

Byrd & Monte: The Word Unspoken
SIGCD295Download only
Byrd: Playing Elizabeth's Tune
Studio Master: CDGIM992Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Byrd: The Tallis Scholars sing William Byrd
CDGIM2082CDs for the price of 1
Exultate Deo
CDA66850
Libera nos - The cry of the oppressed
Studio Master: SIGCD338Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Mary and Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey
CDA67704
Sacred & Secular Music
CDH55148

Details

Track 3 on CDGIM208 CD2 [8'06] 2CDs for the price of 1
Track 3 on CDGIM992 [8'06]
Track 8 on CDA67704 [8'53]
Track 8 on CDH55148 [9'16]
Track 5 on SIGCD295 [8'46] Download only
Part 2: Civitas sancti tui
Track 12 on CDA66850 [5'13]
Track 1 on SIGCD338 [5'02] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA67704 track 8

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-08-70408
Duration
8'53
Recording date
20 June 2008
Recording venue
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Jeremy Summerly
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
Hyperion usage
  1. Mary and Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey (CDA67704)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: October 2008
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