Almost 250 years ago, one of the most musical secrets of the Vatican was pirated by a 14-year-old.
Musical mystery in the Sistine Chapel, Rome, was a reality in the 17th and 18th centuries.
For 140 years a composition by Gregorio Allegri called “Misere mei, deus” was performed only during Holy Week.
Since 1630, the a-cappella score of the priest was guarded as a secret of the Vatican.
In the eyes and ears of the Pope, the choral work is so close to Heaven and perfection that sharing its sheet music would be criminal.
The music industry, including composers, lyricists and musicians, are suffering particularly from the unauthorized distribution of their songs and works.
So please don’t steal music and support the artists who have worked extremely hard to create it for you. »