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Benedictio mensae

First line:
Oculi omnium in te sperant, Domine
1618; re-published in the 1622 Cantiones Sacrae; SATB SATB
author of text
Psalm 144 (145): 15-16; Gradual for the Feast of Corpus Christi

Benedictio mensae is a predominantly homophonic motet whose two choirs deliver the text (separately and in combination) with a clarity derived from a respect for natural word stress that was the ideal of the new Baroque practice.

from notes by Jeremy Summerly © 2008

Benedictio mensae est un motet à prédominance homophone dont les deux chœurs délivrent le texte (séparément ou en combinaison) avec une clarté née du respect de l’accent naturel des mots, idéal de la nouvelle pratique baroque.

extrait des notes rédigées par Jeremy Summerly © 2008
Français: Hypérion

Benedictio mensae ist eine vorwiegend homophone Motette, deren zwei Chöre den Text (separat und vereint) mit einer Klarheit vermitteln, die aus dem Respekt vor natürlicher Wortbetonung geboren ist, die das Ideal der neuen Barockpraxis war.

aus dem Begleittext von Jeremy Summerly © 2008
Deutsch: Renate Wendel


Praetorius (H): Magnificats & motets


Track 4 on CDA67669 [1'45]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67669 track 4

Recording date
20 February 2008
Recording venue
Fitzalan Chapel, Arundel Castle, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Jonathan Freeman-Attwood
Recording engineer
Martin Haskell & Iestyn Rees
Hyperion usage
  1. Praetorius (H): Magnificats & motets (CDA67669)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: October 2008
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