Miserere


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Miserere

(mĭzərâr`ē), in the Bible, the 51st (or 50th) Psalm, beginning "Miserere mei, Deus (Have mercy upon me, O God)." It is one of the penitential PsalmsPsalms
or Psalter
, book of the Bible, a collection of 150 hymnic pieces. Since the last centuries B.C., this book has been the chief hymnal of Jews, and subsequently, of Christians.
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. Noteworthy musical settings are those of Josquin des Prés and Palestrina.

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A ledge on the bottom of a hinged seat in a church; when the seat is raised, the ledge provides some support for a worshiper or choir singer who, in standing, leans against it.
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BMV etc 19 Psalm Beati omnes 1 Psalm Confitebor tibi 1 Psalm Credidi propter 1 Psalm De profundis clamavi 1 Psalm In convertendo: captivitatem Sion 1 Psalm In convertendo Dominus 1 Psalm Memento Domini 1 Psalm In exitu Israel 2 Psalm In te, Domine, speravi 1 Psalm Laetatus sum 1 Psalm Lauda Jerusalem 1 Psalm Magnificat 1 Psalm Miserere mei Deus 8 Psalm Nisi Dominus 1 Psalm Venite exultemus 1 Responsory Libera me 2 Sequence Lauda Sion 1 Sequence Veni Sancte Spiritus 2 Vespers De Confessore, Domine, Beata 6 TABLE 3 Other Viennese Sources of Hofmann's Smaller Liturgical Works Source Signature Type Augustinerkirche Sig.
The church so highly prized the Miserere Mei that anyone who copied even a part of it risked excommunication, writes Kelly Grovier, a poet and cofounder of the European Romantic Review.
El Miserere que se cantaba ahi dos veces durante la Semana Santa, y que impresionaba tanto a los extranjeros, lo escribio Gregorio Allegri hacia 200 anos.
Lechevalier menciona en su libro que una explicacion posible para el episodio del Miserere de Allegri es que Mozart tuviera hipermemoria musical y probablemente sinestesia, es decir que asociara quiza ciertos sonidos con otros tantos colores de las pinturas de Miguel Angel en la Capilla Sixtina, y que, recordandolos, tuviera --eso sin duda-- la capacidad de volver verdaderamente a "escuchar" cada nota en su cerebro, en su imaginacion, cada vez que lo deseara.
Miserere mei Deus (track 4) we have a chance to hear in solos and then in choral arrangement the extraordinarily effective parallel combination of these sliding melodics with the European psalmody.
There's a splendid excerpt from Allegri's Miserere performed by The Choir of King's College, Cambridge (it's a pity it wasn't longer) and a wonderful moody recording of Tallis's Spem In Alium by the same choir.
Kyrie, Panis Vivus, Verbum caro factum est, Hostia Sancta, Tremendum, Dulcissimum Convivium, Viaticum, Pignus, Agnus Dei, Miserere.
The album will be made up mostly of traditional choral music such as Allegri's Miserere and Bach's Ave Maria.
Round the whole square in front of the church there is an almost continuous line of cafes, where the idle Venetians of the middle classes lounge, and read empty journals; in its centre the Austrian bands play during the time of vespers, their martial music jarring with the organ notes,--the march drowning the miserere, and the sullen crowd thickening round them,--a crowd, which, if it had its will, would stiletto every soldier that pipes to it.
Literary criticism at its most erudite is provided by Judith Drinkwater's perceptive chapter on the female protagonist of Galdos's La desheredada as consuming subject and object of (male) consumption; John Macklin's incisive analysis of Misericordia as modern, though not modernist, fiction; Ruth Christie's critical look at the rural poetry written in an urban age by Julio Llamazares; Patricia McDermott's intellectual exegesis of a Carlos Rojas historical novel, and Terence O'Reilly's scholarly study of Montemayor's Miserere sequence.
Su oportunidad se presento en 1992, cuando El gallo Zucchero audiciono a tenores para una cinta demostrativa que llevaria a Pavarotti, el Miserere escrito con Bono ("el egoista de U2", llamaria a este irlandes el exbeatle George Harrison).