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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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.
If anything, the Miserere or Psalm 51, ignoring the dark text more than the Requiem, is even more beautiful.
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.
Por ultimo, el poeta expresa el desarraigo que nada en la vida ha podido aliviar, intertextualizando con el Miserere de Domingo Gomez Rojas:
I MUST CONFESS THAT OUT OF ALL THE PSALMS IN THE BIBLE, my favorite is Psalm 51, known as the Miserere, the psalm's first word in its Latin translation, which means "to pity." This psalm is often said to be the greatest of the seven "Penitential Psalms" (6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, and 143), each of which expresses sorrow for sin.
Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams suggests that "we need annually to hear the Allegri Miserere or the St.
As usual, the brilliant II Fondamento ensemble is in top form on their performances of the solemn and powerful Requiem mass and the even more emotionally gripping eight-movement Miserere setting.
En hoe moet die arme leser sintaktiese kop of stert uitmaak van die volgende strofe uit "Miserere"?
Padre e hijo acudieron a escuchar el celebre Miserere de Gregorio Allegri, el cual se interpretaba solo el Viernes Santo de cada ano en la Capilla Sixtina del Vaticano.
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.