Pamela Dellal, mezzo soprano


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Motet Notes

Heinrich Schütz: "Bone Jesu," SWV 313 - Kleine Geistliche Konzerte II

The Latin concerti in the Kleine Geistliche Konzerte of Schütz all have a special kind of ecstatic intensity. Certainly all of Schütz' settings from the Meditations of St. Augustine have a special quality. Today's concerto not only has an interesting bravura element to the writing for the two sopranos, but also shows the minutist sensitivity to the words of Augustine.

©Craig Smith