The pain and suffering of Passiontide is evoked in the austere texts of these four motets. Using somber, bittersweet harmonies and angular melodies alongside more comfortable, chorale-like textures, Poulenc creates rapid, effective changes of mood. Though the performance of this music is challenging, its passionate spirituality makes the task worthwhile.
$12.95 (US) Inventory #HL 50483213 UPC: 073999832136 Publisher Code: SLB00173300 Width: 6.7" Length: 10.6" 29 pages
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