Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday (Carlo Gesualdo)

From ChoralWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Music files

L E G E N D Disclaimer How to download
Icon_pdf.gif Pdf
File details.gif File details
Question.gif Help
  • (Posted 2008-08-17)  CPDL #17932:   
Editor: Diana Thompson (submitted 2008-08-17).   Score information: A4, 44 pages, 784 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: This is a complete edition of all nine responsories. Note values have been halved. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Each piece is also available separately. For midi files, see the separate pieces.

General Information

Title: Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotetLiturgical musicTenebrae responsory

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 as Part 3 of Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia, no. 18.5
Description: Nine responsories on separate score pages

Responsories in this work

1Sicut ovis ad occisionem
2Jerusalem, surge
3Plange quasi virgo
4Recessit pastor noster
5O vos omnes (1611)
6Ecce quomodo moritur justus
7Astiterunt reges terrae
8Aestimatus sum
9Sepulto Domino

External websites:

Original text and translations

See individual works for texts and translations.