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

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. The major editorial task is realising the figured bass and adjusting the figures for the revised key signature. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 lofti of his success.

Crucifixus a 8 voci (Lotti, Antonio) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

The Crucifixus section is widely known as a motet, separated from its context. His more progressive works foreshadow the gallant style, considered a transition between the established Baroque and emerging Classical styles. Various 19th crucifkxus published editions were also consulted. Buy copies Back to Lotti catalogue. After this he remained in Venice. He was indeed crucified for us at the hands of Pontius Pilate.

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In this work, the music of the Benedictus and Agnus Dei reprises material from earlier sections of the mass. Parts have been editorially created to allow a variety of bass instruments to perform the work: An edition of this work is available. Lotti worked in Dresden frombut it is likely that the work was written in Venice before this time. This is a rare example, both as an autograph manuscript and as the only known source of this setting.


TenebraeNigel Short conductor. 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: For this section of the Credothe continuo alone backs the choir; the remaining instruments are tacetand the choir doubles to 8 parts.

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The work is scored for two bass instruments: Lotti also composed twenty-eight stage works. The complete Credo in F for choir with strings, and the complete mass Missa Sancti Christophori are also now available. Lotti wrote many versions of the Crucifixusfor 4- 5- 6- 7- 8- 9- and part choirs.

The governing body of the lorti, the Provveditori di Comun, contracted Antonio Lotti in to provide music at the scuola for the annual feast of Pentecost and the two lottii after for total of at least eight years.

Introduction English One might be forgiven, when listening to the church music of Antonio Lotti c—for thinking that he was a Venetian composer contemporary with Palestrina in the High Renaissance.

Back to Lotti catalogue. The strings then return in fanfare, to proclaim the Et resurrexit. All the other Crucifixus motets can all be traced to a complete Credowhereas no Credo has been found containing this piece. Berlin Staatsbibliothek, a manuscript in score of the complete Credo in G minor. Crrucifixus to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.


All of these works are available from Ancient Groove Music.

Lotti may even have been born in Hanover; his father had been Kapellmeister there. Click track numbers above to select. While in Crucifixue, the king had engaged Lotti specifically to compose for the Italian opera troupe that he had assembled. Lotti was born in Venicealthough his father Matteo was Kapellmeister at Hanover at the time.

Ancient Groove Music has also discovered manuscripts in which the Credo is part of a complete mass setting in F, the Missa Sancti Lottiialso available.

Lotti also wrote a setting of the Crucifixus for lottj 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 in B flat settings; and one for 5 voices.

By he had become first organist and in maestro di capella, a position he held until his death. This manuscript has only recently been identified as an autograph. Credo in D minor: Allegri’s haunting Miserere is the central point in a journey through music of longing and entreaty, hope and faith. Original note values and pitch are preserved, though two flats have been added to the key signature.

An instrumental bass continuo part is available upon request, and is free with orders of 11 or more copies.

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