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Title: Litanies, Vespers
Otros títulos: Letanías Vísperas
Vocal music
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Herbert Kegel; Colin Davis; Rundfunkchor Leipzig; Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Leipzig.; London Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Chorus.
Código CDU: Mo.22
Forma Musical: Sacred vocal music. Litanies (Music) Vespers (Music)
Abstract: Mozart wrote four litanies, two of which are settings of the Litany of Loreto and two of the Litany of the Sacrament. The text of the Litany of Loreto, codified by papal approval in 1587, consists of a Kyrie, multiple responsorial petitions to the Virgin Mary, and a concluding Agnus Dei. It still forms part of the liturgy on Easter Saturday and is used in the ordination of priests and in penitential processions. The text of the Litany of the Sacrament, in contrast, was not codified. It was subject to local variants and intended solely for non-liturgical devotions. An opening Kyrie, and a concluding Agnus Dei with “Miserere” frame a four-part central section describing, with a wealth of words and images, the redemptive powers of the Eucharist. Mozart’s litanies come closer than his masses to the language of contemporary opera, though his contemporaries would not have considered this a stylistic inconsistency. The extraordinarily concise Lauretanische Litanei in B-flat, dating from May ...


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1. Vesperae sol ... omino meo(Ps. 109-110).mp3 3:51 3.516Mb Unknown mp3
2. Vesperae sol ... , Domine (Ps. 110-111).mp3 5:14 4.787Mb Unknown mp3
3. Vesperae sol ... t Dominum (Ps. 11-112).mp3 4:21 3.978Mb Unknown mp3
4. Vesperae sol ... Dominum (Ps. 112-113).mp3 4:44 4.329Mb Unknown mp3
5. Vesperae sol ... s gentes (Ps. 116-117).mp3 5:11 4.738Mb Unknown mp3
6. Vesperae sol ... ima mea (Luc. 1-46-55).mp3 5:20 4.870Mb Unknown mp3
7. Kyrie, KV 341-368a D minor.mp3 8:23 7.662Mb Unknown mp3
8. Ave verum corpus, KV 618.mp3 3:50 3.510Mb Unknown mp3
9. Exsultate, jubilate, KV 165-158a- Motet.mp3 15:09 13.85Mb Unknown mp3
Vesperae solenn ... sore, KV 339- Completo.wav 28:25 286.7Mb WAV audio wav
Kyrie, KV 341-368a- Completo D minor.wav 8:23 84.60Mb WAV audio wav
Ave verum corpus, KV 618- Completo.wav 3:50 38.72Mb WAV audio wav
Exsultate, jubilate, KV 165-158a- Completo.wav 15:09 152.9Mb WAV audio wav

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