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Tomas Luis De Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories, by the Exaudi vocal ensemble

14 min
Tomas Luis De Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories, by the Exaudi vocal ensemble

A masterful example of polyphony through voice

The much-loved Renaissance composer Tomas Luis de Victoria was well known for his ability to command the calling and responding of multiple polyphonic voices. Indeed, this piece is no exception. It features the alto and tenor voices soaring through well-placed soprano and base notes to resolve their respective phrases into beautiful and sustaining chords. The purity of the tone demonstrated by the singers shows their clear familiarity with works of this style.

Full concert
40 Years Of IRCAM At The Centre Georges Pompidou
Grande Salle, Centre Pompidou, Paris
All artists
  • Ensemble IntercontemporainOrchestra
  • Thomas GoepferPerformer