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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A complete mass setting for four crucifixua, strings and continuo, which includes the Credo in F and Crucifixus for 8 voices see above. Buy copies Back to Lotti catalogue.

Crucifixus Anthology – Six settings for 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 voices. Prague Cathedral Archive, Prague. Lotti may even have been born in Hanover; his father had been Kapellmeister there. Lotti wrote in a variety of forms, producing massescantatasmadrigalsaround thirty operasand instrumental music. Views Read Edit View history.

Crucifixus a 8 (Antonio Lotti)

An edition of this work is available. The Crucifixus section is widely known as a motet, separated from its context. The strings then return in fanfare, to proclaim the Et resurrexit. By he had become first organist and in maestro di capella, a position he held lottti his death. Lotti also composed twenty-eight stage works.

Lottl computer synthesised audio track of this work. He was granted leave in to go to Dresden to write an opera, completing three in a period of two years. All of these works are available from Ancient Groove Music. The complete Credo in D minor for choir with strings is also available.

Above all, his love and mastery of contrapuntal and imitative writing dominates in his lottti years, and the composer became very highly regarded. For this section of the Credothe continuo alone backs the choir; the remaining instruments are tacetand the choir doubles to 8 parts. His music sounds as if he were writing in the late s when he was, in fact, a contemporary of Crucifizus S Bach. Buy copies Back to Lotti catalogue Credo in G minor: Lotti was born in Venicealthough his father Matteo was Kapellmeister at Hanover at the time.


Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus

Here is music for a cappella choir, grouped loosely according to the themes of lotgi texts, drawing together composers as far apart in time and space as eleventh-century France and twentieth-century Russia and America.

In Dresden he also composed a handful of operas, including Odii del Sangue delusi.

Berlin Staatsbibliothek, a manuscript in score of the complete Credo in G minor. This sequence of music for Lent, Passiontide and Easter represents a journey through perhaps the most dramatic part of the Church’s year. Unlike Lotti’s other Credos, this does not require more parts for any sections, though there are solo instructions which could be performed by a semi-chorus. 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 continuo part is unnamed and contains no figures, but does have tremolos.

The complete Credo in F for choir with strings, and the complete mass Missa Sancti Christophori are also now available. The site is also available in several languages.

The Crucifixus for 8vv is available as a PDF for free download. Presso Andrea Santini e Figlio. Back to Lotti catalogue. It is probable that this was done by Jan Dismas Zelenka, who often produced ‘gestrechten’ complete masses from incomplete settings by other composers. Some of his sacred choral works are unaccompanied a cappella but many of them are composed in the concertato style with strings, basso continuo, and occasionally oboes and trumpets.

Antonio Lotti – Wikipedia

As with the other settings, an Adagio for Et incarnatus est and a joyous fanfare for Et resurrexit restore the music of the Crucifixus to its rightful context. Double barlines, cautionary accidentals, commas and fermata are editorial.

The work is scored for two bass instruments: The practice of setting lengthy, musically complex and ostentatious music for these sections of the mass is typical of Italian church music, leaving the Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei to be performed as plainsong.


From the British Library, an early 19th century ms in score. Printed copies can also be purchased. A complete Credo for 4 voices throughout. It is hoped this volume will prove useful to church choirs and concert ensembles alike. 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. This manuscript has only recently been identified as an autograph. Lotti’s mass settings are exclusively Kyries, Glorias and Credos.

Maestri di cappella at Saint Mark’s Basilica. 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. This version is written in 8 parts; the basses begin and the music unfolds organically towards an impressive cadence.

Passus et sepultus est. Tavener, Purcell, Barber and Byrd, were 3 composers who wore their hearts on their sleeves, and whose art saw their emotions laid bare, in an atmospheric concert with the Armonico Consort, where magical musical moments are intertwined with sublime These works spanning the centuries are chosen from the heart of Tenebrae’s concert repertoire. Lotti wrote many versions of the Crucifixusfor 4- 5- 6- 7- 8- 9- and part choirs.

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.