Faure: Requiem & Durufle: Requiem Atlanta Symphony Chorus Requiem, Op. 9: V. Pie Jesu Fauré: Requiem – Duruflé: Requiem – Poulenc: Motets. Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Duruflé, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Faure: Requiem / Durufle: Requiem . Durufle: Requiem, Op. 9: V. Pie Jesu. Maurice Durufle – Requiem: V Pie Jesu. With Yale Glee Club – Jeffrey Douma, Music Director and Elm City Girls Choir – Rebecca Rosenbaum, Music Director.
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He died in Paris on 4 November at the age of seventy-nine. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
Sometimes the musical text was completely respected, the orchestral part intervening only to support durhfle comment on it; sometimes I was simply inspired by it or left it completely, for example in certain developments suggested by the Latin text, notably in the Domine Jesu Christe, the Sanctus reauiem the Libera.
Retrieved 3 August This is a piece that deserves to be better known.
Share Album Share this:. These books reveal that the Requiem was conceived, and the first part of it written down, in C minor—a tone lower than the three separate versions which were eventually completed. He rescored the work for small orchestra in Eschewing change, he was a conservative in a radical world. The overall effect is serene. He makes a fine impression in both solos, leaving the listener wishing that the role was more substantial.
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If you’d like to keep up-to-date with Vasari Singers and our pif concerts and recordings, please subscribe here. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. He also pursued a ejsu as a teacher of the organ first in Paris and later in Geneva.
The opening section opens in sepulchral depths. The organ part used in the reduced version is different from the organ part used in the version for choir and organ.
The work is set in nine movements. The full-orchestra version is scored for 3 flutes 2nd and 3rd doubling piccolo2 oboes 2nd doubling 2nd English hornEnglish horn2 clarinetsbass clarinet2 bassoons4 French horns3 trumpets3 trombonestubatimpanicymbalsbass drumtamtamcelestaharporganand strings violinsviolascellosand double basses.
The composer dedicated the Requiem to the memory of his father. In general, I have sought above all to enter into the characteristic style of the Gregorian themes. After a while the whole choir is heard, singing wordlessly, before the organ takes over the argument in an interlude, much of which is dark, even menacing, in tone.
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There was even a Requiem written for Mozart by Antonio Rosetti. So a little information about him is probably in order and for this I am indebted to Adam Binks, who contributes an excellent booklet note to accompany this disc.
There have been many settings over the centuries. The baritone soloist has parts in the third movement, Domine Jesu Christeand the penultimate movement, Libera me. The central movement, Pie Jesu, has the only solo for the mezzo-soprano. The sensuous chords of the full choir add to the spiritual tranquillity, and the last chord, an unresolved dominant ninth, evaporates into eternity. Dispatched within days of purchase. The difference that each made to the other was incalculable, such that neither could have made as profound an impact alone, outside of their alliance.
Das erforderliche Kontingent war bescheiden: It exists in three versions: His primary concern was the beauty of his music. Their partnership with the magnificent Jeremy Filsell goes from strength to strength — how many choirs are lucky enough to have as their frequent accompanist someone who is a virtuoso in his own right? The work is for SATB choir with brief mezzo-soprano and baritone solos. From to he was organist at another Paris church, St.
Introit Requiem Aeternam Kyrie eleison Offertory Domine Jesu Christe Sanctus and Benedictus Pie Jesu Agnus Dei Communion Lux aeterna Libera me In Paradisum The full orchestra version is scored for 3 flutes 2nd and 3rd doubling piccolo2 oboes 2nd doubling 2nd cor anglaiscor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, cymbals, bass drum, tamtam, celesta, harp, organ, and strings violins, violas, cellos, and double basses. Twitter December 31 12 Days of Vasari Christmas: Therefore, I have done my best to reconcile, as far as possible, Gregorian rhythm as it has been established by the Benedictines of Solesmes with the demands of modern meter.
This work may have originated as an orchestral score but in his expert hands it sounds completely right on the organ. In fact the original scoring, very much in the French fashion, is for two organs — grand orgue and orgue de choeur — but here Jeremy Filsell plays a conflation of the two parts. Yet another reason, of course, for the high quality of many settings of the Requiem is the fact that they were called into being by the death of someone close to the composer by either blood or temperament.
Stephen Pritchard The Observer. For general enquiries contact info vasarisingers. The Vasari Singers clarify the textures most successfully.
Er starb am 4. The sound quality is first rate throughout and all-in-all this superb disc is very strongly recommended. He was an outstanding teacher at the Paris Conservatory, with an unparalleled understanding of harmony and Gregorian chant, an ancient form that he helped restore to popularity. The full orchestra version is scored for 3 flutes 2nd and 3rd doubling piccolo2 oboes 2nd doubling 2nd cor anglaiscor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, cymbals, bass drum, tamtam, celesta, harp, organ, and strings violins, violas, cellos, and double basses.
He incorporated his sketches for that work into the Requiem, which uses numerous themes from the Gregorian ” Mass for the Dead”.