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Lauda anima mea

5vv; published in Rome in 1593 by Francesco Coattino as part of a cycle of polyphonic Offertories; H ix, 81, C xvii, 111
author of text
Psalm 145 (146): 2

Lauda anima mea (‘Praise, my soul’) adopts close imitation and an assertive downward fourth motif for its opening. ‘Psallam Deo meo’ (‘I shall sing to my God’) is stated in thirds and tenths, before the texture thins to a more reticent Alleluia.

from notes by Stephen Rice © 2013

Lauda anima mea («Loue, mon âme») part en imitation serrée, avec un péremptoire motif en quarte descendante. «Psallam Deo meo» («je chanterai à mon Dieu») est énoncé en tierces et en dixièmes avant que la texture ne s’affine pour un Alléluia davantage réticent.

extrait des notes rédigées par Stephen Rice © 2013
Français: Hypérion

In Lauda anima mea („Lobe, meine Seele“) enge Imitation und ein forsches, abwärts gerichtetes Quartmotiv zu Beginn eingesetzt wird. „Psallam Deo meo“ („ich will meinem Gott singen“) erklingt in Terzen und Dezimen, bevor die Struktur etwas schlanker wird und in ein zurückhaltenderes Alleluia übergeht.

aus dem Begleittext von Stephen Rice © 2013
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


Palestrina: Missa Ad coenam Agni & Eastertide motets
Studio Master: CDA67978Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 13 on CDA67978 [2'19]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67978 track 13

Recording date
9 June 2012
Recording venue
The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Antony Pitts
Recording engineer
Justin Lowe
Hyperion usage
  1. Palestrina: Missa Ad coenam Agni & Eastertide motets (CDA67978)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: April 2013
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