Augustin Pfleger

The opening of a Pfleger motet for Passiontide.
This image is © Uppsala University, Düben Collection, vhms 72/25

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PFL002.1

Ad te clamat cor meum

This fine motet consists of several contrasting sections, some like recitative, others more lyrical. The text asks for God's forgiveness.
Edited by Brian Clark.
16pp.
Scoring: Soprano, 2 violins, 2 violas, violone, continuo.
PFL005.1

Dominus virtutum nobiscum

In this setting of verses from Psalm 45, there are solos for Soprano 1 and Bass, and a short duet for the Tenors.
Edited by Brian Clark.
28pp.
Scoring: 2 sopranos, 2 tenors, bass, 2 violins, viola, viola da gamba, continuo.
PFL006.1

Justorum animae

This is a beautiful setting of a text from the Book of Wisdom.
Edited by Brian Clark.
20pp.
Scoring: Soprano solo, 4 "violas", continuo.
PFL001.1

Missus est angelus

This dialogue for the Feast of the Annunication is a nicely balanced piece with interplay among the voices and a rich harmonic final section
Edited by Brian Clark.
12pp.
Scoring: Soprano (the angel Gabriel), Alto (Mary), Bass (the Evangelist), 2 "viole", continuo.
PFL003.1

Si quis est cupiens

This motet praises Jesus as the source of food, water and health, again in the 17th-century tapestry style where each section uses a contrasting musical idea.
Edited by Brian Clark.
28pp.
Scoring: Soprano solo, 2 violins, 3 violas (possibly violas da gamba?), continuo.