One might be forgiven, when listening to the church music of Antonio Lotti (c –), for thinking that he was a Venetian composer contemporary with. Lotti A – Crucifixus. Composer: Category: Anthem. Words. Crucifixus etiam pro nobis; sub Pontio Pilato passus et sepultus est. Lotti is most famous for his Crucifixus in 8 parts, although it is not generally known that this ‘motet’ actually comes from a larger work: the Credo in F for choir and.

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Antonio Lotti

C maj – Kyrie. The major editorial tasks are the creation of a part reduction for the vocal score; crucifixuw the figured bass; and the transfer of source accidentals in the Crucifixus into the key signature. This Credo has, in frucifixus, been placed into a collection of mass texts by Lotti to form a complete mass setting. While Lotti’s other Credo settings feature four-part choirs that expand into larger vocal ensembles for the Crucifixus, this setting goes the other way, starting with two SATB choirs, and then reducing to SSATTB for the Crucifixus, which is performed without strings.

The Crucifixus section is widely known as a motet, separated from its crucifixux. Lotti also wrote a setting of the Crucifixus for 10 voiceswhich is from his Credo in D minor ; one for 6 voices which is from his Credo in G minor for double choir; two for 4 voices from his two Credo ceucifixus B ltoti settings; and one for 5 voices. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Buy copies Drucifixus to Lotti catalogue. By he had become first organist and in maestro di capella, a position he held until his death.


It is probable that this was done by Jan Dismas Zelenka, who often produced ‘gestrechten’ complete masses from incomplete settings by other composers. When he returned after his final trip to that city inhe kept the carriage and horses given to him for his return trip to remind him of his success. This is a large-scale setting of the Credo for double choir with string and continuo accompaniment, which is the source of the six-part Crucifixussometimes performed as a stand-alone motet.

This version is written in 8 parts; the basses begin and the music unfolds organically towards an impressive cadence. These works spanning the centuries are chosen from the heart of Tenebrae’s concert repertoire. Presso Andrea Santini e Figlio. This motet is a section of a Credo in Fcruckfixus four voices with string and continuo accompaniment, found in a manuscript in Dresden.

The pungency of the music is obtained through the suspension, dissonance and resolution of the long slow lines.

Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus & Credo

An instrumental bass continuo part is frucifixus for purchase upon request. Potti to Lotti catalogue. The governing body of the scuola, the Provveditori di Comun, contracted Antonio Lotti in to provide music at the scuola for the annual feast of Pentecost crucifizus the two days after for total of at least eight years.

The instruments play throughout the work, except for the Crucifixuswhere the choir divides into 8 parts, accompanied only by the continuo.

The major editorial task is realising the figured bass and adjusting the figures for the revised key signature. There is one more venue for which Lotti is known to have composed sacred music, namely, the Dresden court of Friedrich Augustus I, Elector of Saxony where Lotti was in residence from to He died and was buried.

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The site is also available in several languages. Click track numbers above to select. He was indeed crucified for us at the hands of Pontius Pilate.

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The use of two violas is indicative of Venetian practice, rather cricifixus that of Dresden. This work, for 6 voices, is a section from Lotti’s Credo in G minor for double choir, strings and continuo.

Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus

This gives way to quaver movement before moving back to the slow sustained harmonies of the opening. Maestri di cappella at Saint Mark’s Basilica. Armonico Consort cruxifixus, Christopher Monks conductor.

From the British Library, an early 19th century ms in score. Ancient Groove Music has also discovered manuscripts in which the Credo is part of a complete mass setting in F, the Missa Sancti Christophorialso available.

The original key signature has only one flat; E and A flats in the score have therefore been subsumed into the key signature to retain a familiarity with previous editions. Crucifixus Anthology – Six settings for 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 voices. Lotti worked crucofixus Dresden frombut it is likely that the work was written in Venice before this time.