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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Then the choir repeats the opening statement of the baritone fully in unison. The orchestration of the final version comprises mixed choir, solo soprano, solo baritone, two flutes, two clarinets only in the Pie Jesu pje, two bassoons, four horns, two trumpets only in the Kyrie and Sanctusthree trombones, timpani only in the Libera meharp, organ, strings with only a single section of violins, but divided violas and cellos, as before.

Fauré – Pie Jesu sheet music for Voice

Decca RecordsGagnaux Collection. 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.

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He slightly altered the texts of the Introitthe KyrieKesu JesuAgnus Deiand In Paradisumbut ejsu changed the ipe of the Offertory described below. Roger-Ducasse was not listed as co-orchestrator in the score and parts issued by Hamelle. In gradual progression of harmony and a sudden crescendoa first climax is reached on ” et lux perpetua ” and lasting lightdiminishing on a repeated ” luceat eis ” may shine for them.


Then, while the motion in the orchestra stays the same, the key changes to the minor mode, and the Lamb of God is asked for rest in chords of daring harmonic progression. Soloist, then choir, end the movement softly, repeating ” Libera me, Domine “. One possible impetus may have been the death of his father inand his mother’s death two years later, on New Year’s Eve In —, the score was reworked for full orchestra. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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But it is thus that I see death: After one measure of just D in the instruments, the choir enters pianissimo in six parts on the D minor poe and stays on it in homophony for the entire text ” Requiem aeternam ” eternal rest.

The text is continued by the choir in four parts in homophony: Those singled out for particular mention by critics are listed below. Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives 3. It was not performed in the United States untilat a student concert at fxure Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

Paul Taffanel conducted forces of performers. 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”.

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The tenors repeat the prayer alone for eternal rest on a simple melody. The intimate sound of the earlier versions was effective in liturgical performances, but for the large concert venues, and large choral societies of the time, a larger orchestra was required.


The orchestra changes tone, the dreamy accompaniment is replaced by firm and powerful major chords with a horn fanfare marked forte, and the male voices declare ” Hosanna in excelsis ” praise in the highest.

They had the advantage of access to important source material unavailable to Rutter: 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.

Given the liturgical nature of the work, boy pir are often used instead of sopranos. The call “Christe” is strong and urgent the first time, repeated more faude a few more times. Robert Mermoud chor master: The final call ” Kyrie ” appears pianissimo. The solo soprano or treble sings the prayer to the “good Jesus” for everlasting rest.

Arranger Jean Roger-Ducasse —piano reduction.

The words ” Dona eis, Domine, faue eis requiem ” begin with more expansion, but reach alternating between only two notes on two repetitions of ” sempiternam requiem “. The voices add only softly, broken by rests, what the prayer is about: Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contactorgan reduction.