Exsultate, jubilate Exult, rejoice , K. This religious solo motet was composed when Mozart was staying in Milan   during the production of his opera Lucio Silla which was being performed there in the Teatro Regio Ducal. It was written for the castrato Venanzio Rauzzini ,   who had sung the part of the primo uomo Cecilio in Lucio Silla the previous year. Its first performance took place at the Theatine Church on 17 January , while Rauzzini was still singing in Mozart's opera at night.
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MGG Online. Shop Sheet Music Books. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Detailed product information. Product format. Music sample. Orchestral material and related products. Add to cart. In , when the music manuscripts in Bavaria were being sorted and cataloged in a project sponsored by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, a set of manuscript parts for a previously unknown second version was discovered in the town parish church of St.
Jakob in Wasserburg am Inn. The music and text of the concluding Alleluja movement were written out by the Salzburg court bassoonist and copyist Joseph Richard Estlinger c. The vocal text of this Salzburg manuscript departs from that of the Milan version in the first aria and in the recitative. It was entered in a different hand. The Salzburg version of the text is clearly related to the feast of the Holy Trinity. There is much evidence that this version was sung for the first time in the Dreifaltigkeitskirche on 30 May i.
The additional text underlaying of the first aria enabled the solo motet to be employed for the Christmas service as well. Add to Wish List. The Publisher.
Exsultate, Jubilate, K 165
However, Mozart himself termed this piece as a motet. The journeys associated with their creation is both fascinating and enchanting and explores the most uncharted musical byways. Mozart had set out for Salzburg with his father in , just before his 14 th birthday. This 15 - month spanning trip was memorable for various reasons. He had heard the piece while visiting the Sistine Chapel. The response was astounding, with the opera being performed 20 times.
Exsultate, jubilate, K.165/158a (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)
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A revision of the instrumentation and text followed in or Employed from his earliest years by Count Sigismund von Schrattenbach, the prince-archbishop of Salzburg, young Mozart wrote much sacred music. This particular motet was written on the last of three concert tours to Italy undertaken by Mozart and his father, Leopold. Late in , Mozart was in Milan for the premiere of his new opera Lucio Silla.