Exsultate, jubilate K. 165, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was written in 1773.
solo motet was composed at the time Mozart was visiting Milan. [1 ] It was written for the [2 ] castrato Venanzio Rauzzini, [3 ] Mozart's favourite [4 ] [ for his ] citation needed operas, who had been Cecilio in the previous year. Lucio Silla Mozart made slight revisions around 1780. [5 ] In modern times, the motet is usually sung by a [6 ] soprano.
It is divided into three parts:
- Recitative Allegro Andante Allegro
Although nominally for liturgical use, the motet has many features in common with Mozart's concert arias, such as those drawn from his operas.
Mozart also used elements of concerto form in this motet. [7 ] [8 ] References [edit ] ^ K. Kuster, M. Whittall Mozart: A Musical Biography Oxford University Press, p. 25 ^ "The Three Versions of Mozart's Exsultate, jubilate". pzweifel.com . Retrieved 27 February 2008. ^ L. Schenbeck (1996). Joseph Haydn and The Classical Choral Tradition Hinshaw Music p. 235 ^ P. Barbier (1989). The World of the Castrati: The History of an Extraordinary Operatic Phenomenon transl. M. Crosland, Souvenir Press p. 179 ^ Feldman, Martha (2007). Opera and sovereignty: transforming myths in eighteenth-century Italy. New York: University of Chicago Press. p. 56 n. 36. ISBN 978-0-226-24113-5. ^ C. Eisen, S. Sadie. The New Grove Mozart Macmillan (2002) p. 11 ^ p. 21, Corneilson (2006) Paul. "Arias, Concert" Cambridge The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia, C. Eisen, Keefe (editors), Simon P., Cambridge University Press ^ p. 41, Küster, Whittall (1996) Konrad, Mary. Oxford Mozart: a Musical Biography Oxford University Press External links [edit ]