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Orlando di Lasso: Prophetiae Sibyllarum

> Omnes de Saba venient - Omnes de Saba venient
> Carmina chromatica - Carmina chromatica
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Virgine matre
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Ecce dies venient
> Jerusalem plantabis vineam - Jerusalem plantabis vineam
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Non tarde
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - In teneris
> Sidus ex claro veniet - Sidus ex claro veniet
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Ecce dies nigras
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Jam mea
> Cum natus esset Jesus - Cum natus esset Jesus
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Dum meditor
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Ipsa Deum
> Descendit sicut pluvia - Descendit sicut pluvia
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Virginis aeternum
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Verax ipse
> Mirabile mysterium - Mirabile mysterium
> Verbum caro factum est - Verbum caro factum est
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Summus erit
> Prophetiae Sibyllarum - Cerno Dei
> Jubilemus singuli - Jubilemus singuli
> Resonet in laudibus - Resonet in laudibus

Album Summary

>Lassus, Orlando de : Prophetiae Sibyllarum... chromatico more singulari confectae, motet collection for 4 voices
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Orlando di Lasso once again can be experienced as one of the most important masters of Renaissance music. His 'Prophetiae Sibyllarum', a work unique in the whole of music history, occupies the center of this new Weser-Renaissance production. This setting of the oracles of the sibyls and the composer's experiments with the chromatic mode stand alone. Departing from his customary, polyphonically through-imitative compositional style, here Lasso systematically limits himself to a four-part, mostly homophonic-syllabic writing style while employing a tonal system with a relevance for modern music that was only just beginning to be discovered during the middle of the sixteenth century.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Stiftskirche Bassum (01/07/2009-01/09/2009).



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Works Details

>Lassus, Orlando de : Prophetiae Sibyllarum... chromatico more singulari confectae, motet collection for 4 voices
  • Conductor: Manfred Cordes
  • Ensemble: Weser-Renaissance
  • Notes: Stiftskirche Bassum (01/07/2009-01/09/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral