Elohim Hashivenu, Rossi

Elohim Hashivenu, Rossi


Composed By: Salamone Rossi

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Voicing: SATB

Keyword Baroque

Language: Hebrew (alternate English lyrics provided)

Difficulty: moderate

Country: Italy

Solos: none

Instruments: none

Lyrics: Psalm 80

Year Composed/Published: 1622

Timing: 2:45

Tempo: moderate

First Line: Elohim hashivenu vena’er panache venivashe’a.

description: Salamone Rossi composed the only substantial collection of synagogue motets before the classical period. He wrote in an early Baroque style, reminiscent of Lassus. Of all the motets, this one has the most polyphonic (contrapuntal) texture.

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