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Four Motets for Lent

Tenebrae factae sunt

By Francis Poulenc

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Choral (SATB Choir)
Tenebrae factae sunt. Composed by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963). Choral. Sacred. Octavo. Composed 1984. 8 pages. Editions Salabert #SLB5245. Published by Editions Salabert (HL.50407090).

Item Number: HL.50407090

7x10.5 inches.

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.

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