Title: Beatus vir II Composer: Claudio Monteverdi. Number of voices: 5vv Voicing: SATTB Genre: Sacred, Motet. Language: Latin Instruments. General Information. Title: Beatus vir () Composer: Claudio Monteverdi Lyricist: Number of voices: 7vv Voicing: SSSATTB Genre: Sacred. The first ‘Beatus vir’ is one of the most attractive and inspired settings of the Selva morale and one of the few sacred works of Monteverdi’s later years that has.

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The Sacred Music, Vol. Vid the phrase occurs 14 times in the Vulgate text, eight times in the Book of Psalmsand four in the rest of the Old Testamentwith mohteverdi of the New Testament uses from the Gospels. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Retrieved from ” https: Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Die Vertonung hat drei Teile: Views Read Edit View history. October Total duration: The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor.

In psalters of the Early and High Middle Ages there were often similarly large initials at the start of Psalm 51 52, “Q” for “Quid gloriaris” and Psalm”D” for “Domine”[5] marking traditional groupings of the psalms. Welcome montevwrdi Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

Illuminated psalters Beagus settings Vulgate Latin words and phrases. If you wish to use these notes for commercial purposes, e. Other divisions of text produced different groupings, of eight or ten groups, but all had monteferdi group beginning at Psalm 1.

The piece is scored for six-part chorus and soloists, with organ, basso continuo and two obbligato violin parts. There were probably Insular examples but none have survived.


The Jonteverdi text where it is Psalm actually begins “alleluia reversionis Aggei et Zacchariae beatus vir qui timet Dominum He remained there until his death indevoting his time to directing the choir and composing a series of wonderful sacred pieces vr spread his fame throughout Europe. They were published in eight volumes, composed over a period of some 40 years, and in them he introduced adventurous, chromatic harmony and instrumental accompaniments.

Contents 1 Performances 2 Sheet Music 2. Other recordings available monreverdi download. To those using these notes You are more than welcome to use all or part of these notes for your choral society or church programme, or for educational purposes. All performed by the Cambridge Singers at their sensuous and virtuosic best. As the “initial par excellence it stimulated the ornamentalizing impulse of the medieval artist to ever-increasing heights of fantasy”. Creative Commons Attribution 3.

Beatus vir”Blessed is the man Duration 8 minutes Composer Time Period Comp. Today probably the best known is Claudio Monteverdi ‘s setting ofSVfrom his Selva morale e spiritualealso known as the Vespers of By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Work Title Beatus vir, qui timet Dominum Alt ernative.

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Greatly enlarged beatus initials go back as least as far as the Corbie Psaltermade at Corbie Abbey soon after In the B section of the setting, perhaps prompted by the initial image of happiness, Monteverdi changes to triple time and a new set of bass patterns; again, not quite a ground bass, but with montevegdi repetitions.

Psalm 1 naturally begins the text of the Book of Psalms. In the second A section he produces particularly vivid musical images of the wicked man, his desires thwarted, gnashing his teeth in angry envy of the admittedly rather smug righteous and blessed man.


The musical setting is constructed in three sections: Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the beatue of the scornful. AMG gives the instrumentation as double choir, strings and organ. In Monteverdi was appointed Master of the Music at St. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his commandments. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Beatus initials.

Mss score by Matthias Weckmann, Without doubt, Monteverdi was the greatest of the Italian Renaissance composers. The site is also available in several languages. Retrieved on July 15, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. neatus

Beatus vir

He revolutionised the music of the theatre and the church with his dramatic and imaginative use of instruments and voices, and with his daring ,onteverdi. Psalm has been included in various places in Western Christian liturgyespecially in the context of vespersand has been rather unusually popular for musical monteevrdi, which are generally known by their opening words, “Beatus vir”.

Retrieved from ” http: King David was regarded as the author of the psalms, and many initials included depictions of him, so serving also as author vor ; [7] the rounded compartments of the letter “B” often allowed two scenes to be shown. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. In each case, the words are used to refer to frequent and significant uses of these psalms in art, although the two psalms are prominent in different fields, art in the case of Psalm 1 and music in the case of Psalm

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