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Palestrina: Ave Maria

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we hear his Ave Maria caelorum.

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Palestrina: Ave Regina caelorum

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we hear his Ave Regina caelorum, the Marian Antiphon to be used in the Roman Missal from February 2 until Wednesday of Holy Week.

The performance is by Chanticleer.

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Palestrina: Exsultate Deo

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we hear his Exsultate Deo, the Introit for Feriae IV in the Ember days of September.

The performance is by the Voices of Ascension.

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Palestrina: Iesu, rex admirabilis

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we hear his Iesus rex admirabilis, a hymn in honor of Christ the King but perhaps written for occasions of Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

The performance is by the Monteverdi Choir, conducted by John Eliot, in a Youtube Video which has garnered more than 1 million views since Sept 2008.

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Palestrina: Missa papae Marcelli, Credo with Pope Benedict XVI

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample the Gloria from his Missa papae Marcelli, in a performance by the Sistine Chapel Choir, in the presence of Pope Benedict XVI on the Feast of Saint Peter and Paul, June 2011, in the occasion of his 60th Anniversary of priestly ordination.

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Palestrina: Missa Gabriel Archangelus

Today is the Feast of the Annunciation
of the Archangel Gabriel to the Most Blessed Virgin

As there is no day of the year in which this Great Archangel is so joyful for having been tasked by Almighty God to bear His Message of Divine Mercy to mankind we can do no better than to rejoice with this Great Archangel and pledge to him that from now on we shall be especially loyal to God Most High and devoted to the Most Holy Ever Virgin Mary, Mother of Our God and Savior!

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his motet Missa Gabriel Archangelus, a musical composition for the feast of the Archangel on March 24.

This performance is  by the Choir of Swiss Radio.

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Br. Bugnolo: I wish to publicly thank this great Archangel, who on his feast day enabled me to upload the Perpetual Supplica video in 24 minutes, when it normally takes 100! It was a miracle of cellphone technology.

 

Palestrina: Sicut cervus

 

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his motet Sicut cervus, a musical composition of a text used to promote devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

This performance is  by the Sistine Chapel Choir, directed by Massimo Palombella.

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Palestrina: Agnus Dei

 

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his motet Angus Dei, a musical composition for Mass.

This performance is  by the Oxford Cammerata, conducted by Jonathan Summerly.

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Palestrina: Ego sum panis vivus

 

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his motet Ego sum panis visus, a musical composition for the the Feast of Corpus Christi. The Latin title, means, I am the living Bread.

This performance is  by the King’s Singers.

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Palestrina: Tu es Petrus!

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his Tu est Petrus, a musical composition for the Feast of Saint Peter the Apostle.

This performance is  by the Tallis Scholars, with Peter Philips conducting.

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Palestrina: Alma Redemptoris Mater

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his Alma Redemptoris Mater, a musical composition for the hymn of the Divine Office during Christmas seasons, which hails Our Lady as Mother of the Redeemer, a title She merited by Her Fiat on March 25, which is soon approaching..

This performance is  by the Tallis Scholars..

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Palestrina: Stabat Mater dolorosa

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his Stabat Mater dolorosa, his musical composition for the hymn written by the Franciscan Bl. Thomas of Celano which commemorates the sorrows of Our Lady during the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

This performance is  by the Tavener Consort.

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Palestrina: Missa Assumpta est Maria in Caelum

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his Missa Assumpta est Maria in caelum, the Mass for the Assumption of Our Lady unto Heaven.

This performance is  by Peter Phillips, conductor and the Tallis sholars.

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Palestrina: Missa brevis

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his Missa brevis, a piece which is so named because of its shortness in length of time the voices sing.

This performance is  by Peter Phillips, conductor and the vocal group “Intrada” headed by Ekaterina Antonenko. It was performed at the Rachmaninov Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow, Russia.

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Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli

As we continue our perusal of the sacred repertoire of  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the greatest Italian composer of the 16th century, we sample his Missa Papae Marcelli, a piece which was composed for the feast of the Martyr Pope Marcellus.

This performance is by Oxford Cammerata – Scholar Cantorum of Oxford, conducted by Jeremy Summerly.

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