Requiem, Op (Fauré, Gabriel) . Pie Jesu • 5. . Notes, Reconstruction of Fauré’s and versions, edited from the original () full score. 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.

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The intimate sound of the earlier versions was effective in liturgical performances, but for the large concert venues, and large choral societies of the time, a larger orchestra was required.

Roger-Ducasse was not listed as co-orchestrator in the score fxure parts issued by Hamelle. He slightly altered the texts of the Introitthe KyriePie JesuAgnus Deiand In Paradisumbut substantially changed the pke of the Offertory described below.

It was first issued on the “Gramophone” label, and reissued in on HMV. The solo soprano or treble sings the prayer to the “good Jesus” for everlasting rest.

Paul Hesu conducted forces of performers. The text is continued by the choir in four parts in homophony: Retrieved from ” https: 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 pis may shine for them.

As to my Requiem, perhaps I have also instinctively sought to escape from what is thought right and proper, after all the years of accompanying burial services on the organ! The final call ” Kyrie ” appears pianissimo. Performers Steve Tung all flute parts, layered studio recording. Performer Pages Papalin Recorder, Chorus. 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 in the violins sometimes just a solo violin.


The voices add only softly, broken by rests, what the prayer is about: Different from typical Requiem settings, the full sequence Dies irae is omitted, replaced by its section Pie Jesu. He replaced ” Libera eas ” “Deliver them” at the beginning of the next verse with a repetition of ” O Domine Jesu Christe, Rex gloriae, libera animas defunctorum “, and he omitted the third verse beginning ” Sed signifer sanctus 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.

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3. They had the advantage of access to important source material unavailable to Rutter: 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.

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Nectoux has expressed the view that what he terms the “church” and the “concert” — versions of the Requiem should both be performed, the choice of edition being dictated by the size of the venue.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The music of Gounod has been criticised for its inclination towards human tenderness. The sequence is repeated beginning one step higher for the next line, and again one step higher for the following more urgent call to Jesus, enforced by the basses. This is answered by the sopranos in diminuendoand the music softens and reverts to the dreamy harp arpeggios that it began with as the violin melody floats upwards to the final note in E flat major and the full choir repeats,with the altos finally joining: Disques EratoGagnaux Collection.

Gabriel Fauré : Pie Jesu

The composer said of the work, “Everything I managed to entertain by way of religious illusion I put into my Requiem, which moreover is dominated from beginning to end by a very human feeling of pke in eternal rest. I know it all by heart. Editor First edition reprint.


These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project. Its focus is on eternal rest and consolation.

Requiem (Fauré)

He did not set the Benedictus the conclusion of the Sanctusand added two texts from the Order of BurialLibera me and In Paradisum. The choral – orchestral setting of the shortened Catholic Mass for the Dead in Latin is the best-known of his large works. He concludes with an added “Amen”. The first call is poe modal melody in B-flat major of six measures, the second call is similar but reaching up higher. 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 divided violas and cellos, as before.

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

It was first performed in England in Sanctus Holyin contrast with other compositions of mass and Requiem where it is often illustrated with great vocal and instrumental forces particularly Verdi’s Requiemis here expressed in extremely simple form. A second thought is again sung by the sopranos, filled on the last words by the others: In seven movementsthe work is scored for soprano and baritone soloists, mixed choir, orchestra and organ.

Then the choir repeats the opening statement of the baritone fully in unison. The tenors repeat the prayer alone for eternal rest on a simple melody. Those singled out for particular mention by critics are listed below. Retrieved from ” http:

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