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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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Yet another reason, of course, for the high quality of many settings of the Requiem is the fact that they were called durkfle being by the death of someone close to the composer by either blood or temperament. Email required Address never made public. When seated within such colourful tonalities and underpinned with modal harmonies, the emotional impact is heightened, yet somehow the all-pervading tranquillity and spiritual optimism is maintained.

A majestic prelude on full organ prefaces a short but impressive celebratory choral anthem.

“Pie Jesu” from Duruflé’s Requiem by Randi Short on Prezi

As an organist he was particularly renowned for his performances of Bach, whose complete organ works he recorded on LP between andplaying the organ of Soissons Cathedral. Philip Ledger Full orchestra: Er graduierte und wurde sodann Organist an der Kirche St.

A baritone soloist was now needed for both the added sections, and this seven-movement version was presented, again at the Madeleine, on 21 January Miss Connolly is in radiant form. Sulpice, holding that post until his death. This intermediate version gives scope for the organ part to be incorporated in the texture or juxtaposed with other instruments. He died in Paris on 4 November at the age of seventy-nine. The performance here is well-nigh ideal, smooth and supple — as the music should sound.


His contribution to this CD is of world class standard. John Quinn MusicWeb International. Die dritte und letzte Version des Requiem wurde erst am In general, I have sought above all to enter into the characteristic style of the Gregorian themes. He lived in Paris during one its most chaotic and piie periods, and yet he had no interest in sharing in the salons of the literary and musical elite.

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. She spoke for him, and, it must be said, she protected him from the public and was a keeper of his secrets.

Auf der Liste finden wir jedoch auch J. This work may have originated furufle an orchestral score but in his expert hands it sounds completely right on the organ.

Compared with other great composers of his day — Bernstein, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Britten — he seems strangely out of touch with his times, both in his music and his personality. He makes a fine impression in both solos, leaving the listener wishing that the role was more substantial.

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. In this brief episode the choir gets a rare chance to show that they can sing with real punch and they grasp the opportunity with some forceful singing.

Here, as throughout the performance, the balance between singers and organ is all that could be desired. The reduced orchestra version is scored for 3 trumpets, timpani, harp, organ, and strings violins, violas, cellos, and double basses.

The sound quality is first rate throughout and all-in-all this superb disc is very strongly recommended.

Some of its melodies reauiem even been used in TV commercials for Volkswagen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The opening section opens in sepulchral depths. 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. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Eschewing change, he was a conservative in a radical world.


It exists in three versions: The baritone soloist has parts in the third movement, Domine Jesu Christeand the penultimate movement, Libera me. There was even a Requiem written for Mozart by Antonio Rosetti.

The site is also available in several languages. This CD brings together previously issued recordings from separate discs of two of the best-loved settings of the Requiem. If you’d like to keep up-to-date with Vasari Singers and our future jexu and recordings, please subscribe here. He composed a surprisingly small amount of music, working slowly and diligently with a focus on detail that required years of revision before a piece entered the public repertoire.

She taught his private organ pupils before they advanced to study with him. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Durufle: Requiem

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, durufl horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, cymbals, bass drum, tamtam, celesta, harp, organ, and strings violins, violas, cellos, and double basses.

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. Its companion is a much more substantial offering.