Bernardino de Ribera – Rex autem David SSATB


per 10 copies

7 pages. Also available for AATBarB.

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This setting of David’s lament for his son contains one of the most striking uses of chromaticism in Renaissance music: The placement of accidentals in both sources suggest a descending sequence of semitones on the word Absalon, creating an extraordinary evocation of weeping and wailing in the music.

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