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Miserere mei, Deus - motets of yearning and penitence

When
Saturday April 6, 2019 at 19:30
Where
St Gabriel's Church, Pimlico, London
Tickets
In Advance: £12/ £10 (conc.) until 3rd April 2019 at 7pm, thereafter: £14/ £12 (conc.)
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  1. Miserere nostri - Thomas Tallis
  2. Miserere mei, Deus - William Byrd
  3. Ad te clamamus - Christopher Tye
  4. Miserere mei, Deus - Josquin des Prés
  5. Miserere Mei, Deus - Jean Lhéritier
  6. Media vita - Nicolas Gombert
  7. Lugebat David Absalon - Nicolas Gombert
  8. Super flumina Babylonis - Philippe de Monte
  9. Infelix ego - Orlande de Lassus

The season of Lent has always elicited heartfelt, emotive music from composers. Our programme of penitential masterpieces is built around Josquin’s hypnotic Miserere mei Deus, almost certainly written for Holy Week devotions at the Court of Ferrara in 1504. Equally emotive are Lheritier’s warmly humane setting of Miserere mei, Domine, Gombert’s plangent Media vita and Lassus’s engrossing, rhetorical setting of Infelix ego. With other motets by Gombert, Tye, Tallis and Rore, this is a rich and varied programme of superb Lenten music, some of which may be new even to seasoned early music aficionados.


Venue
St Gabriel's Church, Pimlico
Warwick Square
London
London
SW1V 2AD
England
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