Parce mihi Domine. Cristóbal de Morales & Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble. Show performers. COMPOSER: Cristóbal de Morales. PERFORMER: Jan. The BBC artist page for Cristóbal de Morales. Find the Cristóbal de Morales Biography (Wikipedia) Officium defunctorum for 4 voices: ‘Parce mihi Domine’. Parce mihi, Domine. composer. Cristóbal de Morales (c). author of text . Bible Produced by Isabella de Sabata Engineered by Mike Hatch & Hugh.

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He remained in Rome untilin the employ of the Vatican ; then, after a period of unsuccessfully seeking other employment in Italy with the emperor, as well as with Cosimo Critobal de Medici he returned to Spain, where he held a succession of posts, many of which were marred by financial or political difficulties. Pie Jesu Domine Composer.

Parce mihi Domine from the Officium Defunctorum. In Secunda Nocturno – from Officium Defunctorum. Others who lived in Seville are considered to be potential relatives of Morales. La Capella Reial de Catalunya. All that is known about his family is that he had a sister, and that his father died prior to his sister’s marriage in Died 27 September Jubilate Deo omnis terra feat.

This had a significant effect on Morales’ success.

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Views Read Edit View history. The Magnificats alone set him apart from other composers of the time, and they are the portion of his work most often performed today. The four voice mass uses the tune as mihk strict cantus firmus, and the setting for five voices treats it more freely, migrating it from one voice to another. He wrote many massessome of spectacular difficulty, most likely written for the expert papal choir; he wrote over motets ; and he wrote 18 settings of the Magnificatand at least five settings moraoes the Lamentations of Jeremiah one of which survives from a single manuscript in Mexico.


This entry is from Wikipediathe user-contributed encyclopedia. In spite of this, he was regarded as one of the finest composers in Europe around the middle of the 16th century. Pastores, dicite, quidnam vidistis? Pastores dicite, quidnam vidistis.

Santa Maria, succurre miseris. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Morales was the first Spanish composer of international renown.

Stylistically, his music has much in common with other middle Renaissance work of the Iberian peninsula, for example a preference for harmony heard as functional by the modern ear root motions of fourths or fifths being somewhat more common than in, for example, Gombert or Palestrinaand a domnie use of harmonic cross-relations rather like one hears in English music of the time, for example in Thomas Tallis.

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Magnificat primi toni Composer. On 4 September he asked to be considered for the position of maestro de capilla at the Cathedral of Toledowhere he had previously worked, but died shortly after in Marchena ; the actual date is not known, but was before October 7. Almost all of his music is sacred, and all of it is vocal, though instruments may have been used in an accompanying role in performance. The Early Music Show. Parce mihi domine Composer.

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Romine Maria, succurre miseris Composer. Pastores, dicite, quidnam vidistis for 4 voices. His works were widely distributed in Europe, and many copies made the journey to the New World. Sign in to the BBC, or Register. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: In addition, he wrote a Missa pro defunctis a Requiem mass. He made severe demands on the singers in his employ, alienated employers, and likely came across as arrogant. There is little information of the whereabouts of Morales from January to May Music Box” to My Music.


Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. O magnum mysterium Composer. The melody is arranged so that it is clearly audible in every movement, usually in the highest voice, giving the work considerable stylistic and motivic unity.

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Magnificat octavi toni Composer. By he had moved to Rome, where he was a singer crostobal the papal choir, evidently due to the interest of Pope Paul III who was partial to Spanish singers.

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By using this site, you mofales to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Find out more about our use of this data. Credo from ‘Missa Mille Regretz’ Composer. Jubilate Deo Composer.

Credo from ‘Missa Mille Regretz’. Many music writers and theorists in the hundred years after his death considered his music to be among the most perfect mihii the time.

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