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Pie Jesu This song is by Gabriel Fauré and appears in the mass Requiem, op. 48 (). Pie Jesu Domine, dona eis requiem, dona eis requiem. Pie Jesu. In his seven-section Requiem, the French composer Gabriel Fauré distilled Of all seven sections, the Pie Jesu, Agnus Dei and In Paradisum emerge as the. The Pie Jesu is the final part of Faure’s ever popular Requiem. The Requiem is unusual for its peaceful character and acceptance of death. Score Key: Bb major .

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He concludes with an added “Amen”. I wanted to write something different. Views Read Edit View history.

Requiem, Op.48 (Fauré, Gabriel)

The sopranos alone begins the following section ” Lux aeterna luceat eis ” Light raure shine for them with a long ” Lux “, then the choir, divided in six parts, lets that light shimmer. It was not performed in the United States untilat a student concert at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

This page was last edited on fajre Julyat The text is continued by the choir in four parts in homophony: The choir repeats the first line of the text on the same motif as in the beginning, but in more elaborate polyphony in four parts, concluded by an uplifting Amen in B major.

fahre But it is thus that I see death: He changed ” libera animas omnium fidelium defunctorum ” “deliver the souls of all the faithful departed” to simply ” libera animas defunctorum ” “deliver the souls of the departed”.

Given the liturgical nature of the work, boy trebles are often used instead of sopranos. The text of the last movement is taken from the Order of Burial.

Robert Mermoud chor master: The final movement In Paradisum is based on lie text that is not part of the liturgy of the funeral mass but of the burial.

Retrieved from ” https: The piece premiered in its first version in in La Madeleine in Paris for a funeral mass. The voices add only softly, broken by rests, what the prayer is about: Dolly —97 Piano music. The orchestration of the final version comprises mixed choir, solo soprano, solo baritone, two flutes, two clarinets only in the Pie Jesutwo bassoons, four horns, two trumpets only in the Kyrie and Sanctusthree trombones, timpani only in the Libera meharp, organ, strings with only a single section of violins, but requoem violas and cellos, as before.


The music of Gounod has been criticised for its inclination towards human tenderness. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Requiem (Fauré) – Wikipedia

The Offertoire begins in B minor with a canon of alto and tenor in short succession on a simple modal melody with little ambitusin a prayer ” O Domine, Jesu Christ, rex gloriae ” O Lord, Jesus Christ, King of Glory ipe free the souls of the departed from eternal punishment and the deep lake, ending in unison.

The sopranos sing softly in a very simple rising and falling melody of only three notes, which the male voices repeat, accompanied by arpeggios on the harp and a dreamy rising melody farue the violins sometimes just a solo violin. Then the tenors, without instrumental introduction, repeat the first line, leading to a peaceful ” sempiternam “.

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. On a bass in an ostinato rhythm of two quarter notes, a rest and the upbeat to the next two quarters, he sings the text ” Libera me The intimate sound of the earlier versions was effective in liturgical performances, but for the large concert venues, and rwquiem choral societies of the jesh, a larger orchestra was required. The call “Christe” is strong and urgent the first time, repeated more softly a few more times. It was first performed in England in The choir closes with a reprise of the Introit, the opening of the mass “Requiem aeternam”jewu the orchestra picks up the ” Agnus Dei ” melody to close the movement.

In fure projects Wikimedia Commons. In gradual progression of harmony and a sudden crescendoa first climax is reached on ” et lux perpetua ” and lasting lightdiminishing on a repeated ” luceat eis ” may shine for them. These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project. After six measures, the tenors sing a melody to it farue gently rises and falls, and repeats it almost the same way.

After one measure of just D in the instruments, the choir enters pianissimo in six parts on the D minor chord and stays on it in homophony for the entire text ” Requiem aeternam ” eternal rest. Its movements and their sections are listed in a table for the scoring in voiceskeytime signature using the symbol for common timeequivalent to 4 4 and tempo marking.


He slightly altered the texts of the Introitthe KyriePie JesuAgnus Deiand In Paradisumbut substantially changed the text of the Offertory faufe below. Naxos Javascript not enabled.

Requiem, Op (Fauré, Gabriel) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

In —, the score was reworked for full orchestra. The baritone enters with ” Hostias et preces “, offerings brought with praises, beginning on one repeated note, but asking with more melody ” fac eas, Domine, de morte transire ad vitam ” make them, Lord, transcend from death to life. The Kyrie begins with the same melody that the tenor sang before, but now in unison of ipe, alto and tenor, repeated requeim the following four measures in four-part harmony.

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The orchestra changes tone, the dreamy accompaniment is replaced by firm and powerful major chords with a horn fanfare marked forte, and the male voices declare ” Hosanna in excelsis ” praise in the highest.

The last call begins as the first and leads again to alternating between two notes in even lower range, until the last “requiem” has a gentle upward motion. Similar to Mozart’s Requiemthe work begins slowly in D minor.

A second thought is again sung by the sopranos, filled on the last words by the others: In both works, the four remaining movements are sung by the choir alone, whereas Verdi, jjesu example, has the soloists sing several arias and ensembles in his Requiem. Javascript is required for this feature. It has been said that my Requiem does not express the fear of death and someone has called it a lullaby of death. Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contactorgan reduction.

Its focus is on eternal rest and consolation. The voices are abbreviated, S for sopranoA for altoT for tenorB for bass. Performer Pages Papalin Recorder, Chorus.