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Plays: 958

for solo voices, choruses and orchestra

  1. Avaritia (complete)

Duration: 01 mins 57 secs

David Wilson-Johnson (speaker), Aga Mikolaj, Ursula Hesse von den Steinen, Gerhard Siegel, Christof Fischesser (singers), Leo van Doeselaar (organ), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Markus Stenz
(P) + © 2017, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

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Text heard on Sample:

(voice from above:)
Hieronymus! Hieronymus Bosch! Mammon!

(soloists and orchestra:)
Ecce torpet probitas,
virtus sepelitur;
fit iam parca largitas,
parcitas largitur;
verum dicit falsitas,
veritas mentitur.

(Refr.)
Omnes iura ledunt
et ad res illicitas
licite recedunt.
Regnat avaritia,
regnant et avari;
mente quivis anxia
nititur ditari,
cum sit summa gloria
censu gloriari.

(Refr.)
Omnes iura ledunt
et ad prava quelibet
impie recedunt.
Multum habet oneris
do das dedi dare;
verbum hoc pre ceteris
norunt ignorare
divites, quos poteris
mari comparare.

(Refr.)
Omnes iura ledunt
et at mala devia
licite recedunt.

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