Cantiones Duum Vocum (Lassus, Orlande de) See also the separate pages for the individual motets. Copyist, Ferdinand de Lassus (ca–). Te deprecamur largium · Tota die exprobrabant · Tota pulchra es · Twelve Two- Part Motets. Items 1 – 10 of 22 This edition contains all of Lasso’s over motets in twenty-one volumes, with a supplement of indices. It is based on first editions and.
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Almost 60 masses have survived complete; most of them are imitation masses called parody masses using as melodic source material secular works written by himself or other composers.
His choice of poetry varied widely, from Petrarch for his more serious work to the lightest verse for some of his amusing canzonettas. They had two sons, both of whom became composers, and his daughter married the painter Hans von Aachen.
Most of these he evidently intended for a different audience, since they are considerably different in tone and style from either the chansons or madrigals; in addition, he wrote them later in life, with none appearing untilwhen he was already well-established at Munich. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Orlande de Lassus.
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The exact meaning of the term is a matter of fierce debate, though a rough consensus among musicologists is that it involves intensely expressive setting of text and chromaticismand that motwts may have referred to music specifically written for connoisseurs. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. By the s Lassus had become quite famous, and composers began to go to Munich to study with him.
Hor che la nuova motete vaga primavera. Three of his masses are for double choir, and they may have been influential on the Venetians themselves; after all, Andrea Gabrieli visited Lassus in Munich inand many of Lassus’s works were published in Venice.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Ardant amour 5vv Au temps jadis Bonjour, et puis, quelles nouvelles? The German music publisher Adam Berg dedicated 5 volumes of his Patrocinium musicum published mottets — to Lassus’ music.
All are for a cappella voices. Giovanni Gabrieli also possibly studied with him in the s. Problems playing these files?
Magnificat septimi toni a 10 Mira loquor a Stylistically, they ranged from the dignified and serious, to playful, bawdy, and amorous compositions, as well as drinking songs suited to taverns. O Lucia, miau, miau. Lassus wrote four settings of the Passionmotfts for each of the Evangelists, St.
A third type of secular composition by Lassus was the German lied. A famous composition by Lasshs representative of this style is his series lassu 12 motets entitled Prophetiae Sibyllarumin a wildly chromatic idiom which lasshs the work of Gesualdo ; some of the chord progressions in this piece were not to be heard again until the 20th century.
Technically impressive, they are nevertheless the most conservative part of his output. Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. Many of his songs became hugely popular, circulating widely in Europe.
Many are on religious subjects, although light and comic verse is represented as well. For the architect, see Jean-Baptiste Lassus. No solid evidence survives for his whereabouts inbut there are contemporary claims that he traveled in France and England. Eram quasi agnus Una hora Jesum tradidit impius Judas mercator O vos omnes.
Entre vous filles de quinze ans”Oh you fifteen-year old girls”, by Clemens non Papagave him source material lassks his Missa entre vous fillesprobably the most scandalous of the lot. View the Wikipedia article on Orlando di Lasso.
This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat Inclina Domine aurem tuam a 9 Miserere mei a9. Many of his motets were composed for ceremonial occasions, as could be expected of a court composer ladsus was required to provide music for visits of dignitaries, weddings, treaties and other events of state. Another form which Lassus cultivated was mogets French chanson, of which he wrote about These include motetsItalian madrigals and villanellasFrench chansonsand 90 German lieder.
In addition to his lasxus imitation masses, he wrote a considerable quantity of missae breves”brief masses”, syllablic short masses meant for brief services for example, on days when Duke Albrecht went hunting: He usually conformed the style of the mass to the style of the source material, which ranged from Gregorian chant to contemporary madrigals, but always maintained an expressive and reverent character in the final product.
Information about his early years is scanty, although some uncorroborated stories have survived, the most famous of kotets is that he was kidnapped three times because of the singular beauty of his singing voice.
No strictly instrumental music by Lassus is known to survive, or ever to have existed: Click here to search for this composer on CPDL. Auditui meo dabis gaudium Beata cujus bracchiis Beatus homo qui invenit sapientiam Beatus vir qui in sapientia morabitur Benedictus Discedite a me omnes Esurientes lasus bonis. They were enormously popular in Europe, and of all his motetss, they were the most widely arranged for instruments such as lute and keyboard.
July Learn how and when to remove this template message. He sets the words of Christ and the narration of the Evangelist as chant, while setting the passages for groups polyphonically. In his madrigalsmany of which he wrote during his stay in Rome, his style is clear and concise, and he wrote tunes which were easily memorable; he also “signed” his work by frequently using the word ‘lasso’ and often setting with the sol-fege syllables la-sol, i.
In the late s and s Lassus made several visits to Italy, where he encountered the most modern styles and trends. He evidently was happy in Munich and decided to settle there.
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