0.0/10 8 - 10 The text of O magnum mysterium, in all its settings, is the same. (-) - !N/!N/!N - 307×⇩ - MID - Michrond, MID file (audio/video) (-) - !N/!N/!N - 594×⇩ - Reccmo, PDF typeset by arranger 6 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 688×⇩ - Agarvin, Engraving files (Lilypond) While the motet is broadly set in the mode of A Aeolian, this composition can be considered “freely-composed” and is very harmonic in writing style. 8 Ivdruiz (2012/9/14), Complete Score 6 2 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 711×⇩ - Stiltoncracker, PDF typeset by arranger *#258098 - 0.09MB, 1 pp. 6 2 10 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 244×⇩ - Michrond, PDF typeset by arranger Instruments: A cappella. 2 4 *#498011 - 2.77MB - 3:02 - 4 Palestrina does, however, make use melodic and rhythmic motives in this motet, and uses word painting to exhibit the lyrics. 8 10 8 He furthered the bounds of complexity by writing his choral compositions for six parts, and yet he made the Catholic liturgical music less complex by using fewer melismas and letting the voices sing the same syllables at the same time. 4 https://www.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php?title=O_magnum_mysterium_(Tomás_Luis_de_Victoria)&oldid=1184750, Tomás Luis de Victoria Research Center editions. 2 Daniel Harmer (2012/2/15), Complete Score and Parts 0.0/10 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 327×⇩ - DianaHein519, PDF typeset by arranger 6 6 0.0/10 *#63649 - 5.18MB, 5 pp. "Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina". *#235105 - 0.01MB - 2:16 - 10 0.0/10 0.0/10 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 227×⇩ - Michrond, ZIP typeset by arranger Learn how and when to remove this template message, http://global.britannica.com/biography/Giovanni-Pierluigi-da-Palestrina, http://www.allmusic.com/artist/giovanni-pierluigi-da-palestrina-mn0001213399/biography, http://www.8notes.com/biographies/palestrina.asp, http://saturdaychorale.com/2012/01/03/palestrina-o-magnum-mysterium/, https://chelseabmanning.wordpress.com/2014/12/25/o-magnum-mysterium-from-three-composers-perspectives/, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=O_magnum_mysterium_(Palestrina)&oldid=980136356, Compositions by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Articles lacking in-text citations from May 2016, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, O magnum mysterium et admirabile sacramentum. 2 8 4 2 *#63573 - 8.85MB, 5 pp. 2 6 - 8 6 8 6 0.0/10 “Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina”. 8 6 - *#19716 - 0.12MB, 3 pp. (-) - !N/!N/!N - 196×⇩ - Afolop, PDF typeset by arranger pp. Composer: Tomás Luis de Victoria, Number of voices: 4vv Voicings: SATB or ATTB 10 Modern clefs, note values halved, transposed a whole tone higher than original. Afolop (2011/10/15), Complete Score Dickey,T. 0.0/10 - 10 8 0.0/10 *#179140 - 0.14MB, ? Finally, Palestrina ends the motet with a very strong plagal cadence. 10 *#206443 - 0.01MB, ? - - - Palestrina wrote it for Christmas to express the joy and awe of the shepherds as they celebrated Christ’s birth. Live Recording of O magnum mysterium (The Choir of Somerville College, Oxford; David Crown, conductor) Original text and translations. This page was last edited on 24 September 2020, at 20:16. Genre: Sacred, Motet, Magnificat antiphon for Christmas Day, Language: Latin *#107866 - 0.58MB, 3 pp. 8 8 2 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 474×⇩ - Micah Walter, Bassus Bars 1 to 3 are in E Mixolydian, and in bar 4 it changes to the Phrygian mode before ending with a Phrygian cadence (a form of the "imperfect" cadence) in D (bar 7). 2 - (-) - !N/!N/!N - 465×⇩ - Micah Walter, Piano reduction, transposed up one step It is a simple polyphonic work in which most of the voices sing the same syllables on the same beats. - 0.0/10 6 He wrote it as a response against the complaints. 3rd published: 1854 in Musica Divina Vol. (-) - !N/!N/!N - 298×⇩ - Daniel Harmer, ZIP typeset by arranger 6 8 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 108×⇩ - Afolop, ZIP typeset by arranger - No. 10 *#498008 - 0.06MB, 4 pp. II (Carl Proske), p. 13 This can be seen in bar 141, in which quarter notes are used and sung in different variations as melismas. 6 Lauridsen explained his use of music in combination with text which led to the words being highlighted at important parts. 10 - 0.0/10 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 1487×⇩ - Micah Walter, Complete Score O magnum mysterium is a six-voice motet in the Aeolian mode in two musical parts. 6 4 2 2 Stiltoncracker (2017/9/9), Content is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License The final “Alleluja” section is lively and the voices no longer sing in unison and all voices sound independently. 6 *#280150 - 0.32MB, 2 pp. 4 - 2nd published: 1622 in Promptuarii musici concentus ecclesiasticos, Pars Prima, no. 2 O magnum mysterium is a responsorial chant from the Matins of Christmas. 10 Michrond (2012/6/16), Engraving files (Finale) 0.0/10 2 - 81 4 (-) - !N/!N/!N - 217×⇩ - MP3 - Reccmo, Synthesized file - 6 The piece is intended to express the joy and awe that was felt by the shepherds as they celebrated and worshiped the Christ-child in the manger on Christmas Eve. ITV 101 Key G Dorian mode First Pub lication. 2 pp. Palestrina does not use a diatonic key, but freely employs accidentals. 10 8 - 0.0/10 0.0/10 4 4 0.0/10 10 2 8 0.0/10 0.0/10 Daniel Harmer (2011/11/24), Virtual Performance *#258097 - 0.11MB, 1 pp. Palestrina makes use of scale patterns and variations, which are common in his other works. O magnum mysterium is a six-part motet by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, based on the responsorial chant of the same name, and was written for the celebration of Christmas. Michrond (2012/6/16), Complete Score and Parts 10 - 4 • Switch back to classic skin, For Mixed Chorus and 4 Recorders SATB or AATB (Mondrup), For Mixed Chorus and 4 Recorder (Mondrup), For Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn (Hein), For flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn (arr), Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0, Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives 3.0, Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0, Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0, Choir of Somerville College, Oxford (David Crown, conductor), O sacrum convivium / Mens impletur gratia, Ascendens Christus in altum / Ascendit Deus, Ecce Dominus veniet / Ecce apparebit Dominus, Regina cæli lætare / Resurrexit sicut dixit.