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. The Pie Jesu is the final part of Faure’s ever popular Requiem. The Requiem is unusual for its peaceful character and acceptance of death. Score Key: Bb major .

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He concludes with an added “Amen”. 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”.

Work Title Requiem in D minor Alt ernative. The text of the last movement is taken from the Order of Burial. 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 3. The sopranos alone fauure the following section ” Lux aeterna luceat eis ” Light eternal shine for them with fure long ” Lux “, then the choir, divided in six parts, lets that light shimmer.

This page was last edited on 30 Julyat Hamelle, with additions by Philip Legge. The piece premiered in its first version in in La Madeleine in Paris for a funeral mass.

Naxos Javascript not enabled. Several attempts have been made to reconstruct the score as it was in It was first issued on the “Gramophone” label, and reissued in on HMV. Editor Jean Roger-Ducassepiano reduction. I know it all by heart. The choir closes with a reprise of the Introit, the opening of the mass “Requiem aeternam”before the orchestra picks up the tequiem Agnus Dei ” melody to close the movement. Then the tenors, without instrumental introduction, repeat the first line, leading to a peaceful ” sempiternam “.

The last call begins as the first and leads again fzure alternating between two notes in even lower range, until the last “requiem” has a gentle upward motion. 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. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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.


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Pie Jesu – Wikipedia

Is it not necessary to accept the artist’s nature? These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. 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. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.

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Similar to Mozart’s Requiemthe work begins slowly in D minor. Different from typical Requiem settings, the full sequence Dies irae is omitted, replaced by its section Pie Jesu.

The final call ” Kyrie ” appears pianissimo. The voices add only softly, broken by rests, what the prayer is about: Its focus is on eternal rest and consolation.

Performer Pages Papalin Recorder, Chorus.

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. By using this pis, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But it is thus that I see death: The voices are abbreviated, S for sopranoA for altoT for tenorB for bass.

Requiem, Op.48 (Fauré, Gabriel)

He composed the work in the late s and revised it in the s, finishing it in Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3. 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.


After six measures, the tenors sing a melody to it that gently rises and falls, and repeats it almost the same way. This is answered by the sopranos in diminuendoand the music softens and reverts to the dreamy harp arpeggios that it began with as the violin melody floats upwards to the final note in E flat major and the full choir repeats,with the altos finally joining: Sanctus Holyin contrast with other compositions of mass and Requiem where it is often illustrated with great vocal and instrumental forces particularly Verdi’s Requiemis here expressed in extremely simple form.

Soloist, then choir, end the movement softly, repeating ” Libera me, Domine “. The pattern appears several times, with the melodies increasing in ambitusand the volume reaching forte on ” excelsis ” the highest. The solo soprano or treble sings the prayer to the “good Jesus” for everlasting rest. The baritone soloist sings the first section alone. In seven movementsthe work is scored for soprano and baritone soloists, mixed choir, orchestra and organ.

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. He slightly altered the texts of the Introitthe KyriePie JesuAgnus Deiand In Paradisumbut substantially changed the text of the Offertory described below.

The call “Christe” is strong and urgent the first time, repeated more softly a few more times. The first call is a modal melody in B-flat major of six measures, the second call is similar but reaching up higher. 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.