Locus iste (Mealor) – Wikipedia

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2009 motet composed through Paul Mealor

Locus iste (English: This position), is a sacred motet composed through Paul Mealor in 2011. The textual content is the Latin slow Locus iste for the once a year party of a church’s determination. Mealor set it for 4 unaccompanied voices, every now and then divided, for the five hundredth anniversary of the King’s Faculty Chapel in Aberdeen in 2009.

Historical past[edit]

The Welsh composer Paul Mealor, professor of composition on the College of Aberdeen from 2003, composed Locus iste for the five hundredth anniversary of the King’s Faculty Chapel in 2009.[1]

Textual content and tune[edit]

The Latin textual content of Locus iste is the slow Locus iste, a part of the correct of the mass for the anniversary of a church’s determination. The incipit, Locus iste a Deo factus est, interprets to “This position used to be made through God”.[2]

The motet is scored for an unaccompanied choir which is every now and then divided.

Locus iste a Deo factus est,
inaestimabile sacramentum,
irreprehensibilis est.

This position used to be made through God,
a useful sacrament;
it’s with out reproach.[2]

The length is given as 6:29 mins.[3]

Locus iste used to be recorded through Tenebrae as a part of a set, A Comfortable Mild, of choral tune through Mealor in 2011.[4][5] It used to be recorded through the Choir of King’s Faculty, Aberdeen, in 2016 as a part of the gathering O Sacrum Convivium of modern sacred tune.[6]

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