El Greco, The Adoration of the Shepherds (detail), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1605

Come, sing along with your friends

And help support Musica Orbium

Antonio Vivaldi, Gloria in D Major, RV 589

Christ Church Cathedral

University and Ste-Catherine (McGill Metro)

Saturday, May 2, 6:30 pm / Admission $10

Scores available to borrow

You can even practice at home by clicking on YouTube

and following the moving score as you sing!

Four different ensembles perform different movements

so you can adjust to various styles.

Click here for a continuous YouTube performance with moving score
Antonio Vivaldi, Gloria in D Major, RV 589.

For individual movements with moving score, click on underlined words.

Gloria in excelsis Deo (chorus): The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

Et in terra pax (chorus) : Ensemble vocal de Lausanne

Laudamus te (sopranos I & II): Ensemble vocal de Lausanne

Gratias agimus tibi (chorus): Ensemble vocal de Lausanne

Propter magnam tuam (chorus): The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

Domine Deus (soprano) : John Alldis Choir

Domine fili unigenite (chorus) : Ensemble vocal de Lausanne

Domine Deus, Agnus Dei (mezzo-soprano & chorus) : Ensemble vocal de Lausanne

Qui tollis peccata mundi (chorus) : John Alldis Choir

Qui sedes ad dexteram Patri (mezzo-soprano) : Concerto Italiano

Quoniam tu solus Sanctus (chorus) : The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

Cum Sancto Spiritu (chorus) : John Alldis Choir

Listen online to complete performances of the Gloria in D Major, RV 589.

Click to go to Antonio Vivaldi, Gloria in D, RV 589, performed by the Ensemble Caprice, directed by Matthias Maute, with Shannon Mercer, Josée LaLonde, Sophie Larivière, Monika Mauche, and Amanda Keesmaat. Don't forget to open the lyrics and booklet.

To listen, click on the small loudspeakers in front of the first 12 movements.

Performance of Antonio Vivaldi, Gloria in D Major, RV 589,
Sarah Fox, soprano; Deborah Norman, soprano; Michael Chance, countertenor; James Gilchrist, tenor; Jonathan Lemalu, bass; The Choir of King's College, Cambridge; The Academy of Ancient Music; Stephen Cleobury conducting.

Click for Latin text and English translation.

To listen, click on underlined movements (1st mvt.: YouTube; 2nd-12th mvts.:

Gloria in excelsis Deo,

Et in terra pax,

Laudamus te,

Gratias agimus tibi - Propter magnam tuam ,

Domine Deus,

Domine fili unigenite,

Domine Deus, Agnus Dei,

Qui tollis peccata mundi,

Qui sedes ad dexteram Patri,

Quoniam tu solus Sanctus,

Cum Sancto Spiritu