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O Domine Jesu Christe

1570; 4vv
author of text
Palm Sunday

The plangent O Domine Jesu Christe (1570), for Palm Sunday, is a work of simple but heartfelt sadness, anticipating all the sufferings of Christ’s Passion. The undivided four-part choir allows Guerrero full freedom to exploit his gift for expansive melody.

from notes by Bruno Turner © 1985

Dans le plaintif O Domine Jesu Christe (1570), une œuvre destinée au dimanche des Rameaux, la tristesse simple mais sincère anticipe toutes les souffrances de la Passion du Christ. Le chœur à quatre parties, non divisé, permet à Guerrero d’exploiter en toute liberté son don pour la mélodie expansive.

extrait des notes rédigées par Bruno Turner © 1985
Français: Hypérion

Für einen weiteren Kontrast sorgt das klagende O Domine Jesu Christe (1570) für Palmsonntag, ein Werk schlichter, aber doch tiefempfundener Trauer, in dem jegliche Leiden der Passion Christi antizipiert werden. Der ungeteilte vierstimmige Chor gibt Guerrero Gelegenheit dazu, seine ausgedehnten Melodien wirkungsvoll zum Einsatz zu bringen.

aus dem Begleittext von Bruno Turner © 1985
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


Guerrero: Requiem & Vespers for All Saints
SIGCD017Download only
Sacred treasures of Spain
Studio Master: CDA68359Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Treasures of the Spanish Renaissance


Track 2 on CDA68359 [4'46]
Track 3 on CDH55430 [5'10]
Track 8 on SIGCD017 [4'11] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDH55430 track 3

Recording date
3 July 1985
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Treasures of the Spanish Renaissance (CDA66168)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: December 1986
    Deletion date: May 2010
    Superseded by CDH55430
  2. Treasures of the Spanish Renaissance (CDH55430)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: February 2015
1.Audio tour Oficina de Turismo de Vic, Spain: 2007-09
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