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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Arranger Jean Roger-Ducasse —piano reduction.

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

Its focus is on eternal fuare and consolation. The choral – orchestral setting of the shortened Catholic Mass for the Dead in Latin is the best-known of his large works. The words ” Dona eis, Domine, dona eis requiem ” begin with more expansion, but reach alternating between only two notes on two repetitions of ” sempiternam requiem “. He replaced ” Libera eas ” “Deliver them” at the beginning of the next verse with a faute of ” O Domine Jesu Christe, Rex gloriae, libera animas defunctorum “, and he omitted the third verse beginning ” Sed signifer sanctus The voices are abbreviated, S for sopranoA for altoT for tenorB for bass.

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. jeesu

These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. 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. Choral Public Domain Library This full score is provided for private study; you must apply to the editor for orchestral parts to perform this edition with orchestra.

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. But his nature predisposed him to feel this way: Naxos Javascript not enabled. But it is thus that I see death: Hamelle, with additions by Philip Legge.


It has been said that my Requiem does not express the fear of death and someone has called it a lullaby of death. 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.

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.

Editor Jean Roger-Ducassepiano reduction.

Gabriel Fauré – Pie Jesu –

The solo soprano or treble sings the prayer to the “good Jesus” for everlasting rest. Soloist, then choir, end the movement softly, repeating ” Libera me, Domine “. 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.

The final call ” Kyrie ” appears pianissimo. In more motion, ” Dies irae ” day of wrath is expressed by fortissimo chords, giving way to the prayer for rest in the same motion, but piano, with a crescendo on ” dona eis, Domine “, but suddenly softening on a last ” et pir perpetua luceat eis “. Given the liturgical nature of the work, boy trebles are often used instead of sopranos.

The sopranos continue similarly ;ie praise is due in Jerusalem, then all voices exclaim ” Exaudi ” hear. On a bass in an ostinato rhythm of two quarter notes, a rest and the upbeat to the next two quarters, he sings the text ” Libera me A second thought is again sung by the sopranos, filled on the last words by the others: One possible impetus may have been the death of his father inand his mother’s death two years later, on New Year’s Eve Then the tenors, without instrumental introduction, repeat the first line, leading to a peaceful ” sempiternam “.


The tenors repeat the prayer alone for eternal rest on a simple melody. Then the choir repeats the opening statement of the baritone fully in unison.

Javascript is required for this feature. Retrieved from ” https: In gradual progression of harmony and a sudden crescendoa first climax is reached on ” jrsu lux perpetua ” and lasting lightdiminishing on a repeated ” luceat eis ” may shine for them. It was first issued on the “Gramophone” label, and reissued in on HMV.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

It was not performed in the United States untilat a student concert at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Dolly —97 Piano music. 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.

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Requiem (Fauré)

I wanted to write something different. Editor First edition reprint. These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.

Those singled out for particular mention by critics faurs listed below. Performers Steve Tung all flute parts, layered studio recording. Performer Pages Papalin Recorder, Chorus.

Gabriel Fauré:Pie Jesu Lyrics

After six measures, the tenors sing a melody to it that gently rises and falls, and repeats faurf almost the same way. They had the advantage of access to important source material unavailable to Rutter: The pattern appears several times, with the melodies increasing in ambitusand the volume reaching forte on ” excelsis ” the highest. The voices add only softly, broken by rests, what the prayer is about:

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