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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It was first performed in England in Editor First edition reprint. Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contactorgan reduction.

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Requiems ; Funeral music ; Religious works ; Masses ; For 2 voices, mixed chorus, orchestra ; For voices and chorus with orchestra ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the soprano voice ; Scores featuring the baritone voice ; Scores featuring mixed chorus ; Scores featuring the orchestra ; Latin language ; For 4 flutes, alto flute, bass flute arr ; For 6 players ; Scores featuring the flute ; Scores featuring the alto flute ; Scores featuring the bass flute ; For 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, harmonium arr ; Scores featuring the violin ; Scores featuring the viola ; Scores featuring the cello ; Scores featuring the double bass ; Scores featuring the harmonium ; For voice, wind band arr ; For voices with orchestra ; Scores featuring wind band ; For flute, organ arr ; Scores featuring the organ ; For 2 players.

The Kyrie begins with the same melody that the tenor sang before, but now in unison of soprano, alto and tenor, repeated in the following four measures in four-part harmony. 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.

Choral Public Domain Library It was not performed in the United States untilat a student concert at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

This is answered by caure sopranos in diminuendoand the music softens and reverts to the dreamy harp arpeggios that it began with as jwsu violin melody floats upwards to the final note in E flat major and the full choir repeats,with the altos finally joining: Javascript is required for this feature.


The music of Gounod has been criticised for its inclination towards human tenderness. Then the choir repeats the opening statement of the baritone fully in unison.

The solo soprano or treble sings the prayer to the “good Jesus” for everlasting rest. One possible jfsu may have been the death of his father inand his mother’s death two years later, on New Year’s Eve The sopranos sing a rising expressive melody, enriched by chords of the other voices, divided in six parts, on the final “Jerusalem”.

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, lets that light shimmer. Roger-Ducasse was not listed as co-orchestrator in the score and parts issued by Hamelle.

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Its focus is on eternal rest and consolation. The one line of text is repeated three times, the first two times asking faude “requiem” restthen intensified for “sempiternam requiem” everlasting rest. A second thought is again sung by the sopranos, filled on the last words by the others: Those singled out for particular mention by critics are listed below.

The baritone soloist sings the first section alone.

Gabriel Fauré:Pie Jesu Lyrics

He composed the work in the late s and revised it in the s, finishing it in Then, while the motion jesi the orchestra stays the same, the key changes oie the minor mode, and the Lamb of Fahre is asked for rest in chords of daring harmonic progression.

Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives 3. The pattern appears several times, with the melodies increasing in ambitusand the volume reaching forte on ” excelsis ” the highest. Similar to Mozart’s Requiemthe work begins slowly in D minor. 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.

Requiem, Op.48 (Fauré, Gabriel)

These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project. Decca RecordsGagnaux Collection. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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.


In —, the score was reworked for full orchestra. Sincewhen John Rutter’s edition of the score was recorded for the Conifer label, there have been numerous sets of both the and versions issued on CD. But his nature predisposed him to feel this way: Naxos Javascript not enabled. Retrieved from ” http: On a bass in an ostinato rhythm of two quarter notes, a rest faurw the upbeat to the next two quarters, he sings the text ” Libera me Hamelle, with additions by Philip Legge.

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He did not set the Benedictus the conclusion of the Sanctusand added two texts from the Order of BurialLibera me and In Paradisum. 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.

After six measures, the tenors sing a melody to it that gently rises and falls, and repeats it almost the same way. The piece premiered in its first version in in La Madeleine in Paris for a funeral mass. He concludes with an added “Amen”. But it is thus that I see death: Blyth comments “All of his comments about the Requiem ring truer as descriptions of the and [ sic ] versions than of the published text of “.

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dolly —97 Piano music. In seven movementsthe work is scored for soprano and baritone soloists, mixed choir, orchestra and organ. Soloist, then choir, end the movement softly, repeating ” Libera me, Domine “.

For the version a baritone solo, two bassoons, four horns and two trumpets are added to the original scoring. 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. 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”.