Josquin Des Prez. Miserere mei deus (Psalm 51), motet for 5 parts. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. Miserere mei, Deus. composer. Josquin des Prez (c/). 5vv; probably composed for use during Holy Week in at the court of Ferrara. author of. Josquin: Miserere mei Deus. The Miserere, by Josquin des Prez, is a motet setting of Psalm 51 (Psalm 50 in the Septuagint numbering) for five.
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Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Missa “La sol fa re mi”; Motets. Music for a Medici Pope. Even after Savonarola’s arrest, Duke Ercole attempted to have him freed, but his last letter to the church authorities in Florence, in Aprilwent unanswered.
Miserere mei Deus (Josquin Desprez)
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Sign in to the BBC, or Register. Views Read Edit View history. After Savonarola’s execution, Ercole, then in his eighties, probably commissioned his newly hired composer, Josquin, to write him a musical testament, very likely for performance during Holy Week of Read more at Wikipedia.
While overall the composition is in the Phrygian modethe harmonized repetitions enforce tonal variety. In the Misererethe opening words of the first verse “Miserere mei, Deus”, sung to a simple repeated-note motif containing only two pitches E and Fserves as the joswuin. Later in the 16th century, composers who specifically set the words of Savonarola, such as Adrian WillaertCipriano de Roreand Nicola Vicentinoall of whom wrote motets on Infelix egoused Josquin’s work as a model.
During the s, the Duke of Ferrara, Ercole I d’Este, kept in close contact with Savonarola, who was also from Ferrara, and supported him in his efforts to reform the Roman Catholic Church. Miserere mei, Deus composer. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Sacred Songs of France, Vol. After each verse of the Psalm see text belowthe ostinato enters one pitch lower on the Phrygian scale.
The intervening verses display a variety of textures, often the paired duets so characteristic of Josquin’s mature writing. During the s, the Duke of Ferrara, Ercole I d’Este, kept in close contact with Savonarola, who was also from Ferrara, and supported him in his efforts to reform the Roman Catholic Church.
About a dozen letters between the two survive: All five voices usually join on the interpolated text “Miserere mei” when the ostinato enters. The deathbed meditation on Psalm 50 by the fiery preacher Hieronymus Savonarola historical inventor of the miderere of the Vanities” achieved wide dissemination; among deud strongly influenced by his work are Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Martin Luther.
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De profundis – Motets. Over the course of the twenty-three verses, the ostinato descends, then ascends again, and commits a final descent. Savonarola highlights the prayer for mercy “Miserere” by repeating the text in all capitals; Josquin’s setting does so by a uniquely repeating tenor ostinato, which seems to have sparked a century of homage pieces: Sexy Trippy All Moods. It is hardly surprising, given the quality of this and many others of his compositions, that the Low Countries musical community felt itself bereft when, on Tuesday 27 AugustJosquin died.
Compositions by Josquin des Prez. Josquin’s setting of the Miserere was influential not only as a psalm setting, but as an example of how to approach the text of Infelix ego.
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Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. The motto theme begins each time on a different pitch, with the recurrences moving stepwise down the scale from E above middle C to the E an octave below, then back up again to the opening E, and then down stepwise to A fifth below, where the piece ends.
The Miserere is one of Josquin’s two “motto” motets, motets in which repetitions of a phrase are the predominant structural feature the other is the five-voice Salve Regina of several years misererd. Introspection Late Night Partying.
The Miserere, by Josquin des Prez, is a motet setting of Psalm 51 Psalm 50 in the Septuagint numbering for five voices. Retrieved from ” https: About a dozen letters between the two survive: It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons Josuin.