Estêvão Lopes Morago – Jesu Redemptor a 5

EE logo2Vídeo of the five-voice setting (SSATB) of Jesu Redemptor by Estêvão Lopes Morago (c.1575-c.1630). This is a sort of “refrain” for the Litany pro defunctis that had some kind of expression among composers active in Portugal. We have around 30-something settings of this text and plainchant (i.e. Filipe de Magalhães has 4 settings for 3 to 5 voices). Morago has another setting for 8 voices that is just sublime. I recorded this work with Ensemble Eborensis during our concert last 28 August in the beautiful Church of S. João Evangelista (also know as Church of Lóios), Évora.


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