Francis Poulenc’s motet, Salve Regina, is strikingly different from the rest of the music on our December concerts. The other composers clearly. Francis Poulenc (). Category: Anthem. Words. Salve Regina, mater misericordiae, vita, dulcedo et spes nostra, salve, ad te clamamus, exsules filii. Francis Poulenc. Salve-Regina. You can freely and lawfully download a printable score for this Work from IMSLP – the Petrucci Music Library – though it may not.

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As well as music by composers who were at the heart of French musical life in Paris, such as Olivier Messiaen and Francis Poulenc, this d Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Music for Inner Peace. Jazz Latin New Age. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

Stabat Mater; Quintette; Pergolesi: Sexy Trippy All Moods. At the words “Et Iesum” “And Jesus” the ensemble converges on unison and octaves, with a pensive, angular melody, before returning to solemn homophony. The harmonies become most colorful near the end, on the words “O clemens, O pia, O dulcis Virgo Maria” “O merciful, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary”as bass ostinati gradually lose their footing and chromatic twists alter the harmonic trajectory. The final dissonance resolves into submissive parallel fifths, bringing the work to a solemn close.

Stephen Layton and Polyphony continue to blaze a trail as great interpreters and dazzling performers of a ftancis range of choral music. PolyphonyStephen Layton conductor. The Complete Argo Recordings.

Gloria and Other Choral Music. Choral Works by Francis Poulenc. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The harmonies are both rich and stark, salv a carefully shaped melodic contour that alternately rises, arcs, or descends across each phrase of the text.


Media 7 defunct – now Musisoft. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. The Sacred Music for Unaccompanied Choir. Francis Poulenc had little interest in religion until a terrible automobile accident took the life his friend, the composer Pierre-Octave Ferroud.

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Francis Poulenc is now considered to be among the most important composers of choral music of the 20th Century. The men begin with a rising melody presented in lush parallel tenths, before being joined by the women on a plaintively leaping line.

AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Sacred and Secular Choral Works. The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. These smoothed shapes are first broken up by a dramatic leap upwards in the sopranos on the phrase “ad te clamamus” “our cries to thee we raise”a gesture and text that is repeated for emphasis. Celebration of the Spirit [Musica di Angeli]. TenebraeNigel Short conductor.


This collection of Poulenc’s choral works is centered on his masterwork, the Figure Humaine, a work which is a supreme test of stamina, Mass in G; Salve Regina.

Salve Regina serves as a contrast to the vibrancy of its counterpart, with a text and tone that conveys reverence, penitence, hope, and a much quieter kind of jubilation. Music for the Soul. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

The musical result of this religious awakening was a drastic shift towards sacred subjects. Other recordings available for download.

At the phrase “ad te suspiramus” “to thee we raise our sighs” the texture and harmony suddenly grow darker.

Collegium’s recording offers an extensive selection of Poulenc’s sacred choral music with the Gloria as centrepiece. The site is also available in several languages. Choral Classics from Cambridge. The text of the other motet, Exultate Deo, frsncis the trumpet, tabret, harp, and lute to praise “God, our strength” with a “joyful noise”; the musical setting is likewise exclamatory and triumphant, alternating between strict imitation and assertive homophony.

Front photograph by Malcolm Crowthers. The chordal texture ssalve further broken up for expressive effect at “eia ergo, advocata nostra, illos tuos misericordes oculos” “Therefore, our advocate, [turn] your merciful eyes”. The sudden loss of his friend caused Poulenc to “ponder Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Sacred Music through the Ages.