Tenebrae Photopost 2017

Posted April 26, 2017 10:41 pm by Gregory DiPippo

Tenebrae Photopost 2017

This year, we begin our Tenebrae photopost with something quite special, part of Gregorio Allegri’s famous Miserere used in the service at the Shrine of Christ the King in Chicago, run by the Institute of Christ the King. The special polyphonic setting of Psalm 50, whether by Allegri or another composer, was traditionally done for the repetition of the Psalm at the end of the service, after the Christus factus est was sung, and the Lord’s Prayer said silently. In the 1955 Holy Week reform, the repetition of the Psalm was abolished; it is here sung as the first Psalm of Lauds.

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