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 graduated in and became in turn organist of St Sulpice and choirmaster eventually organist as well of the church of the Madeleine. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Here Signum pull out all the stops for not only are we treated to the exquisite voice of Sarah Connolly but the crucial cello obbligato features none other than Robert Cohen.

Jdsu superb performances of choir and organist are captured in sound of demonstration quality. Only five movements were ready: The site is also available in several languages. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of requem styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

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

Pie Jesu – Requiem – Duruflé

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. This is a piece that deserves to be better known. Collegium Musicum of London. He also pursued a career as a teacher of the organ first in Paris and later in Geneva. The forces required were modest: This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat The two discs from which these recordings are taken remain available separately.

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Er graduierte und wurde sodann Organist an der Kirche St. Twitter December 31 12 Days of Vasari Christmas: A quick search on the web indicates that his compositions include two piano rewuiem, some twenty organ works, and a fair number of piano solos and miscellaneous pieces. The singing is smooth and effortless and very beautiful.


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? So far, therefore, Grunenwald jesi the mould of the French organist-composer-pedagogue. Er starb am 4. 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.

He began to plan it in when he jotted down some random ideas in a series of pocket-books. In he was appointed Professor of Composition at the Paris Conservatoire, but he tired of his career as organist, choirmaster and private teacher and found fulfilment only at the age of sixty when the Conservatoire made him its Director.

This section contains the most obviously appealing music in the whole work. Retrieved from ” https: Here the soloist is Christopher Maltman, luxury casting indeed. The works we hear in this programme contrast greatly with each other. Here, as throughout the performance, the balance between singers and organ is all that could be desired.

The work is set in nine movements. The style and personality of a composer, also, seems to focus particularly sharply when writing a Requiem Mass: Auf der Liste finden wir jedoch auch J. 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.

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. A majestic prelude on full organ prefaces a short but impressive jeu choral anthem. This lovely requeim rounds off a superb reading of this masterpiece of French choral music. View all posts by f. This CD brings together previously issued recordings from separate discs of two of the best-loved settings of the Requiem.


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Dueufle the Requiem — and, indeed, over the programme as a whole — the singing of the Vasari Singers is nothing short of superb. You are commenting using your WordPress. Over forty are known to have been written up to the end of the sixteenth century, the most well-known ones being those by Ockeghem the earliest surviving polyphonic setting, an earlier one by Dufay having been lostLassus who wrote twoPalestrina and Victoria, requieem Officium defunctorum is generally considered to be the last, and supreme, setting in the polyphonic style.

The Requiem Mass is the solemn liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church sung to honour the departed and to ask for rest for their immortal souls the Latin duryfle ‘requiem’ is best translated as ‘rest’. There was even a Requiem written for Mozart by Antonio Rosetti. This repertory of liturgical song had become something of a French speciality in the 19th century, and among the scholars working on the chants were a group of Benedictines at the French monastery of Solesmeswho developed a eequiem of chant rhythm as a free succession of notes of mostly equal value in groups of two and three.

The organ part used in the reduced version is different from the organ part used in the version for choir and organ. Miss Connolly is in radiant form. This intermediate version gives scope for the organ part to be incorporated in the texture or juxtaposed with other instruments. Much of duurufle music is dark in tone, especially the first of the three sections into which the work is divided. In general, I have sought above all to enter into the characteristic style of the Gregorian themes. The composer dedicated the Requiem to the memory of his father.

The Vasari Singers clarify the textures most successfully. Anyone unfamiliar with the work or requiwm search of a strongly conceived recording of its version for choir and lie will not be disappointed.