Allegri's Miserere

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Allegri's Miserere

Postby pugiofidei » Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:39 pm

Gregorio Allegri was a Catholic composer from late in the Counter-Reformation period who put together a beautiful setting for Psalm 51 (Psalm 50 in LXX and Old Vulgate numbering). It is one of my favorite pieces of music, and one perish Beth and I attended used this setting for the Agnus Dei. The stanza between 1:57 and 2:18 in this video is one of the most powerful musical moments I've ever heard.


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Re: Allegri's Miserere

Postby Soapbox Preacher » Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:39 pm

It is indeed a great piece of music. Mozart copied it down after attending a performance of it.
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