Monteverdi: Vespro
 

MONTEVERDI: VESPRO DELLA BEATA VERGINE

DA CONCERTO COMPOSTA SOPRA CANTI FIRMI

1. Versiculus & Responsorium Deus in adiutorium / Domine ad adiuvandum

VERSICULUS (Canto gregoriano)
Deus in adiutorium meum intende.

RESPONSORIUM (Monteverdi)
Domine ad adiuvandum me festina.

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.
Sicut erat in principio, et nunc et semper,
et in saecula saeculorum. Amen. Alleluia.

VERSICLE (Gregorian chant)
O God, make speed to save me.

RESPONSE (Monteverdi)
O Lord make haste to help me.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
as it was in the beginning, now and for ever,
world without end. Amen. Alleluia.

2. Antiphona I Assumpta est Maria in coelum (Canto gregoriano / Gregorian chant)

Assumpta est Maria in coelum:
gaudent Angeli, laudantes benedicunt Dominum.

Mary is taken up into heaven:
the Angels rejoice, praising and blessing the Lord.