In , midway between the Lenten motets and Figure humaine, Poulenc composed Exultate Deo. It responds suitably to its jubilant text, and features a rare. Francis Poulenc. Exultate Deo, motet for solemn occasions, for chorus, FP Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook. Exultate Deo – mixed choir. Motet pour les fêtes solennelles. Francis Poulenc. Exultate Deo – mixed choir. More by this composer.
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For the opening words the voice groups enter ppulenc at a time in imitation, on a rising scalar line. Those studies of Bach chorales with Koechlin set him along a predominantly chordal, homophonic path when writing for voices, but here his knowledge of music by Monteverdi, Palestrina and Gabrieli briefly shines through.
Poulenc ‘s setting of Psalm 81, Exultate Deo “Sing Aloud Unto God” reflects the point at which the composer’s devotion to music crosses paths with his faith in God. Other recordings available for download. March Total duration: Don’t show me this message again.
The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor.
Exultate Deo, motet for solemn occasions, for chorus, FP 109
It responds suitably to its jubilant text, and features a rare case for Poulenc of paired, imitative entries at the outset. Click track numbers above to select. Polyphony pooulenc, Stephen Layton conductor. It responds suitably to its jubilant text, and features a rare case for Poulenc of xeultate, imitative entries at the outset. It was upon hearing of the horrendous automobile accident that had killed his friend, the composer Pierre-Octave Ferroudthat Poulenc began to “ponder Jazz Latin New Age.
Exultate Deo – mixed choir
This piece breezes through some unlikely keys in the middle—from its core A major, through F sharp major to C major to C sharp major. A dramatic pause sets the stage for the final text phrase, “insigni die solemnitatis vestrae” “in the time appointed, and on our solemn feast day”.
Though raised as a devout Catholic, throughout the first years of his adulthood Francis Poulenc had little interest in religion.
Poulenc F – Exsultate Deo | The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge
Stephen Layton and Polyphony continue to blaze a trail as great interpreters and dazzling performers of a wide range of choral music. Polyphony brings its characteristic incisiveness, precision and evenness of tone to Poulenc’s unaccompanied Lenten and Christmas motets, Salve regina and Exultate Deo.
Peace I Leave With You. It is fluent, cheeky, listen-to-what-I-can-do writing. The next phrase, “Buccinate in neomenia tuba” “Blow up the trumpet in the new moon”is set to another harmonic crescendo; its intensity is enhanced by a new and unexpected chordal exulttae that accompanies each appearance of the last word of the phrase, “tuba” trumpet.
The Sacred Music for Unaccompanied Choir. Blow up the trumpet in the new moon: Sing we merrily unto God our strength: Sexy Trippy All Moods. Though perhaps not always as strictly reverent as one might expect in a piece of church music, the listener must keep in mind that the harmonic twists and turns Poulenc employs are not at least in this case gags, but rather dramatic devices.
The recording, made in All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, is a perfect combination of immediacy and religious resonance that clarifies the musical forces without lessening ambience. By reducing the forces in this recording, Stephen Layton reveals their dissonance without mitigating their heartfelt religious spirit.
Settings of the Psalms.
Share on facebook twitter tumblr. The antiquated construction is updated by the occasional introduction of colorful dissonances and striking harmonic twists.