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Credo quod redemptor

5vv; from Cantiones seu harmoniae sacrae, published in 1579
author of text
First Respond at Matins, Office for the Dead

The motet Credo quod redemptor displays many of the same harmonic features as Timete Dominum, and exudes a similar quiet confidence. The piece also shows a degree of madrigalian word-painting: at ‘terra’ (‘earth’), the voices move to the bottom of their tessitura; at ‘surrecturus sum’ (‘I shall rise’), they move upwards by step.

from notes by Grantley McDonald © 2020

Le motet Credo quod redemptor comporte beaucoup d’éléments harmoniques analogues et il s’en dégage une même confiance calme. Ce morceau montre aussi quelques exemples de madrigalisme: sur «terra» («terre»), les voix descendent au bas de leur tessiture; à «surrecturus sum» («je ressusciterai»), elles montent par degrés.

extrait des notes rédigées par Grantley McDonald © 2020
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Die Motette Credo quod redemptor weist viele ähnliche harmonische Züge auf und strahlt auch die gleiche ruhige Gelassenheit aus. Hier findet sich zudem Wortmalerei nach Madrigal-Art: Auf das Wort „terra“ bewegen sich die Stimmen zum Tiefpunkt ihres Ambitus; auf „surrecturus sum“ („aus der Erde erhebe“) bewegen sie sich schrittweise nach oben.

aus dem Begleittext von Grantley McDonald © 2020
Deutsch: Friedrich Sprondel


Cleve: Missa Rex Babylonis & other works
Studio Master: CDA68241Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Part 1: Credo quod redemptor meus vivit
Track 24 on CDA68241 [4'44]
Part 2: Reposita est haec spes mea
Track 25 on CDA68241 [1'11]

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