Tenebrae Responsories (Tomás Luis de Victoria)

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The eighteen Tenebrae Responsories of Victoria, each for four voices (but with varying disposition of voices) are among his most inspired settings of sacred texts, adhering to strict liturgical form, with six responsories for the second and third nocturns of Matins for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday.

Publication date and place: 1585 by Angelo Gardano in Rome.

 Feria V in coena Domini ad Matutinum - Maundy Thursday
1.   Amicus meus osculi SATB
2.   Judas, mercador pessimus SSAT (also TTBB)
3.   Unus ex discipulis SATB
4.   Eram quasi agnus SATB
5.   Una hora SSAT (also TTBB)
6.   Seniores populi SATB
 Feria VI in parasceve ad Matutinum - Good Friday
7.   Tamquam ad latronem SATB
8.   Tenebrae factae sunt TTBB (also SSAT)
9.   Animam meam dilectam SATB
10.   Tradiderunt me SATB
11.   Jesum tradidit impius SSAT
12.   Caligaverunt oculi mei SATB
 Sabbato Sancto ad Matutinum - Holy Saturday
13.   Recessit pastor noster SATB
14.   O vos omnes SSAT (also SATB, TTBB)
15.   Ecce quomodo moritur justus SATB
16.   Astiterunt reges SATB
17.   Aestimatus sum TTBB (and SSAT)
18.   Sepulto Domino SATB


They are printed in Musica Divina Vol. IV. Carl Proske spezifies the source: "Officium Hebdomadae sanctae Thomae Ludovici de Victoria Abulensis. Romae apud Angelum Gardanum. 1585."