Scentual Sunday

You can’t go wrong with Vivaldi on a Sunday 😉

I sang this piece in high school one year.

ANTONIO LUCIO VIVALDI [1678-1741]

GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO (RV 589)
for S, S, A, four voices, trumpet, oboe, violin ad libitum, strings and basso continuo in D major

Ann Monoyios (soprano)
Matthew White (alto)
Colin Ainsworth (tenor)

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir / Ivars Taurins (conductor)
http://www.tafelmusik.org

2007 – DDD

[on ancient instruments]

I. Coro: Gloria in excelsis Deo (Allegro)
II. Coro: Et in terra pax hominibus (Andante)
III. Duett [soprano I, II]: Laudamus Te, benedicimus Te (Allegro)
IV. Coro: Gratias agimus tibi (Adagio)
V. Coro: Propter magnam gloriam (Allegro)
VI. Aria [soprano]: Domine Deus (Largo)

Gloria in excelsis Deo
Et in terra pax hominibus bonae voluntatis.
Laudamus Te, benedicimus Te, adoramus Te, glorificamus Te,
Gratias agimus tibi propter magnam gloriam tuam,
Domine Deus, Rex coelestis, Deus Pater omnipotens.

VII. Coro: Domine Fili Unigeniti (Allegro)
VIII. Coro, Alto: Domine Deus (Adagio)
IX. Coro: Qui tollis peccata mundi (Adagio)
X. Aria [alto]: Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris (Allegro)
XI. Coro: Quoniam tu Solus Sanctus (Allegro)
XI. Coro: Cum Sancto Spiritu*

* music from a Gloria of Giovanni Maria Ruggieri (RV Anh. 23)

Domine Fili Unigenite, Jesu Christe,
Domine Deus, Agnus Dei, Filius Patris:
Qui tollis peccata mundi miserere nobis;
Qui tollis peccata mundi suscipe deprecationem nostram,
Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris miserere nobis.
Quoniam Tu solus Sanctus, Tu solus Dominus, Tu solus Altissimus, Jesu Christe,
Cum Sancto Spiritu in gloria Dei Patris. Amen.

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