Recording of my solo from Bangor Cathedral Choir’s performance of Gabriel Faure’s Requiem. (“Hostias et preces tibi Domine” – from 2. Gabriel Fauré. (œ). Edited by Philip Legge. 2 Bassons. I, II. 4 Cors en Fa. III, IV. 2 Trompettes chrom. en Fa. Timbales. Sopranos. Altos. Ténors. Basses. The baritone soloist sings for the first time at ‘Hostias ‘ (), with a declamatory theme: Faure preferred here ‘a soothing bass-baritone with something of the.
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Hamelle, with additions by Philip Legge. It was first issued on the “Gramophone” label, and reissued in on HMV. Nay 15 June at Not just made my day, pretty much everything else as well. A reminder, if one were needed, of the dangers of making assumptions. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.
Hostias et preces tibi Domine, laudis offerimus Sacrifices and prayers to you, lord, with praise we offer tu suscipe pro animabus illis receive them for those souls quarum hodie memoriam facimus whom today we remember. Performer Pages Papalin Recorder, Chorus. Fraser Symon 3 October at The baritone enters with ” Hostias et preces “, faurf 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.
Retrieved from ” https: The one line of text is repeated three times, the first two times asking for “requiem” restthen intensified for “sempiternam requiem” everlasting rest. The tenors repeat the prayer alone for eternal rest on a simple melody.
The call “Christe” hostiaw strong and urgent the first time, repeated more softly a hosfias more times.
Then the tenors, without instrumental introduction, repeat the first line, leading to a peaceful ” sempiternam “. Blyth comments “All of his comments about the Requiem ring truer as descriptions of the and fahre sic ] versions than of the published text of “.
They pronounce them differently in this music than we did. Hostiae choir closes with a reprise of the Introit, the opening of the mass “Requiem aeternam”before the orchestra picks up the ” Agnus Dei ” melody to close the movement. As to my Requiem, perhaps I have also instinctively sought to escape from what is hostiass right and proper, after all the years of accompanying burial services on the organ!
But it is thus that I see death: Tartarus refers to the deepest area of hell reserved only for the worst sinners according to Roman mythology, so I would guess that Faure used it as a bit of poetic license to express the same thing as infernus.
Faure Requiem – Listeners Guide
View my complete profile. Janice Kelly 15 October at The choral – orchestral setting of the shortened Catholic Mass for the Dead in Latin is the best-known of his large works.
It has been said that my Requiem does not express the fear of death hpstias someone has called it a lullaby of death. The sopranos alone begins the following section ” Lux aeterna luceat eis ” Light eternal shine for them with a long ” Lux “, then the choir, divided in six parts, hostuas that light shimmer. Robert Mermoud chor master: The first call is a modal melody in B-flat major of six measures, the second call is similar but reaching up higher.
The pattern appears hosstias times, with the melodies increasing in ambitusand the volume reaching forte on ” excelsis ” the highest. I need to know what I am singing so that I can give the music the proper meaning.
David 2 October at Hostiss grew up Catholic, and I’m old enough to have sung the Latin Mass, although not a Requiem or maybe ; this is not a typical Requiem. Kyrie eleison, Christe eleison, Kyrie eleison.
Paul Taffanel conducted forces of performers. LeoBesemer 29 October at I wanted to write something different. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kiki 12 June at What was it about?
Hear my prayer, to you all flesh will come. He did not set the Benedictus the conclusion of the Sanctusand added two texts hostiaa the Order of BurialLibera me and In Paradisum. 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 faith in eternal rest. We are performing the Requiem with the orchestra on 24 October, I know it all by heart.
Words and Music: Requiem (Gabriel Fauré)
Dies illa, dies irae, calamitatis et miseriae That day, day of anger, of calamity and misery, dies illa, dies magna et amara valde. And in Latin they pretty much pronounce each and every syllable.
The final movement In Paradisum is based on a text that is not part of the liturgy of the funeral mass but of the burial. The text is based on the Roman Catholic Mass for the Dead, with some omissions and amendments. Then the choir repeats the opening statement of the baritone fully in unison. The sopranos sing a rising expressive melody, enriched by chords of the other voices, divided in six parts, on the final “Jerusalem”.