Ecce lignum/Crux fidelis composed by Adrian Willaert (1490-1562). For SATTB choir a cappella. Liturgical Use: Good Friday: Veneration of the Cross. Text: Latin. Choral. Vocal score. Text Language: Latin. Duration ca. 7 minutes. Published by Notre Dame Choir Editions (PE.NDC039).
With Text Language: Latin. Choral.
Conceived on the broadest scale, this motet paraphrases in succession two liturgical chants traditionally sung during the Veneration of the Cross on Good Friday. Each section of the motet leisurely unfolds in a series of overlapping polyphonic arches that build to and ebb from a climactic moment.
Winner - 2002 MPA Paul Revere Award, 3rd Prize.