Psalmi Davidis poenitentiales (Orlando di Lasso)

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Title: PSALMI DAVIDIS POENITENTIALES, MODIS MVSICIS REDDITI, ATQVE ANTEHAC NVNQVAM IN LVCEM AEDITI. HIS ACCESSIT PSALMVS: Laudate Dominum de Coelis. QVINQVE VOCVM. Auctore ORLANDO DE LASSO …. MONACHII, EXCVDEBAT ADAMVS BERG.

Publication date and place: 1584

Genre, Subgenre: Sacred, Motets. Language: Latin.

Description: This publication contains the seven Penitential Psalms. They are set by psalm verses for 5 voice choir (SATTB), some verses have a reduced number of voices (from 2-4). Each psalm is ended by a Doxology, where the Sicut erat in principio is for 6 voices (SSATTB). These seven psalms are tonally organised. The first Peninential psalm is in Mode 1, the second in Mode 2 etc. The collection also contains an eighth motet, comprising Psalms 148 and 150. Unlike the seven penitential psalms the verses are not set in separate movements, this psalms consists of 4 larger parts. This piece is also for 5 voices (SATTB), the last part for 6 (SSATTB). It is in Mode 8.

Works published in Psalmi Davidis Poenitentiales

The psalm numbers given below refer to the numbering of the Latin Bible (Vulgate).

# Psalm Title Genre Subgenre Language Voices
1 6 Domine ne in furore Sacred Motet Latin 5-6
2 31 Beati quorum remissae sunt Sacred Motet Latin 5-6
3 37 Domine ne in furore tuo … quoniam Sacred Motet Latin 5-6
4 50 Miserere mei Deus Sacred Motet Latin 5-6
5 101 Domine exaudi orationem meam, et clamor Sacred Motet Latin 5-6
6 129 De profundis Sacred Motet Latin 5-6
7 142 Domine exaudi orationem meam, auribus Sacred Motet Latin 5-6
8 148, 150 Laudate Dominum de coelis Sacred Motet Latin 5-6

Works at CPDL

Title Year Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices
Afflictus sum 1584 Sacred Motets 4 TTTB
Auditui meo dabis gaudium 1584 Sacred Motets 2 ST, TB
Beati quorum remissae sunt 1584 Sacred Motets 5 SATTB
Convertere 1584 Sacred Motets 4 TTBB
Cor meum 1584 Sacred Motets 3 SSA,SAT,SAB
De profundis 1584 Sacred Motets 5 SATTB, SSATTB
Discedite a me omnes 1584 Sacred Motets 2 ST,TB
Dixi confitebor 1584 Sacred Motets 3 TTB
Domine exaudi orationem meam, auribus 1584 Sacred Motets 5 SATTB
Domine exaudi orationem meam, et clamor 1584 Sacred Motets 5 SATTB
Domine ne in furore 1584 Sacred Motets 5 SATTB
Domine ne in furore tuo … quoniam 1584 Sacred Motets 5 SATTB
Eripe me a 3 1584 Sacred Offertories 3 TTB
Et ipse redimet 1584 Sacred Motets 4 TTBB
In quacumque die 1584 Sacred Motets 3 SSA, SAT, TTB
Inimici autem 1584 Sacred Motets 4 SATB
Intellectum tibi dabo 1584 Sacred Motets 2 SA, TB
Laudate Dominum de coelis 1565 Sacred Motets 5, 6 SSATTB
Miserere mei Deus 1584 Sacred Motets 5 SATTB
Non avertas faciem tuam a me 1584 Sacred Motets 2 SA, TB
Quia dixi 1584 Sacred Motets 3 SSA, ATB, TTB
Scribantur 1584 Sacred Motets 2 TT, SA, ST
Tota die exprobrabant 1584 Sacred Motets 2 ST


Excerpts taken from the works above, available as separate titles in CPDL

# Psalm Verses Title Genre Subgenre Language Voices
1 6 5 Convertere Sacred Motet Latin 4
1 6 8 Discedite a me omnes Sacred Motet Latin 2
2 31 5 Dixi confitebor Sacred Motet Latin 3
2 31 10 Intellectum tibi dabo Sacred Motet Latin 2
3 37 8 Afflictus sum Sacred Motet Latin 4
3 37 10 Cor meum Sacred Motet Latin 3
3 37 17 Quia dixi Sacred Motet Latin 3
3 37 20 Inimici autem mei vivunt Sacred Motet Latin 4
4 50 9 Auditui meo dabis gaudium Sacred Motet Latin 2
5 101 3c In quacumque die Sacred Motet Latin 3
5 101 9 Tota die exprobrabant mihi Sacred Motet Latin 2
5 101 11 Non avertes faciem tuam Sacred Motet Latin 2
5 101 19 Scribantur haec Sacred Motet Latin 2
6 129 8 Et ipse redimet Sacred Motet Latin 4
7 142 11 Eripe me Sacred Offertory Latin 3