Requiem

[Anna Akhmatova] Requiem is a lyrical cycle of elegy, lamentation and witness written between 1935 and 1940 by Anna Akhmatova. Akhmatova composed, worked and reworked the long sequence in secret, depicting the suffering of the common people under the Stalinist Terror. She carried it with her, redrafting, as she worked and lived in towns and...
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[ballet] Requiem can refer to any of the following ballets: ...
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[London Boys song] `Requiem` is Europop duo London Boys` first hit single, released in 1988 from the album The Twelve Commandments of Dance. The single was written and produced by Ralf René Maué. The single peaked at #4 in the UK. ==Formats== ==Chart performance== == Personnel == ...
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[Reger] He had written before in 1912 a Requiem for male voice choir on the same words, as the final part of his Op. 83, and he had started to compose a setting of the Latin Requiem in 1914, which remained a fragment and was later assigned the name and work number Lateinisches Requiem, Op. 145a. ==History== Brahms had opened the way in A Ge...
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Requiem

[Jenkins] Requiem is a classical work by Karl Jenkins, first recorded and performed in 2005. It was premièred at Southwark Cathedral on June 2, 2005, by the West Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra and Adiemus percussion and brass, conducted by the composer. Soloists were Nicole Tibbels (soprano), Clive Bell (shakuhachi), Sam Landman (treble...
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[Weinberg] Mieczyslaw Weinberg composed his Requiem Op. 96 between 1965 and 1967. Like other Soviet Requiems such as Dmitri Kabalevsky`s it does not set to music the Roman Rite liturgy, but profane poems by Mikhail Dudin, Munetoshi Fukugawa, Federico García Lorca, Dmitri Kedrin and Sara Teasdale. The use of anti-war texts links this work t...
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Requiem

[Michael Haydn] Michael Haydn wrote the Missa pro defuncto Archiepiscopo Sigismondo, or more generally Missa pro Defunctis, Klatzmann I:8, MH 155, following the death of the Count Archbishop Sigismund von Schrattenbach in Salzburg on December 1771. Haydn completed the Requiem before the year was over, signing it `S[oli] D[eo] H[onor] et G[l...
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[Bruckner] The Requiem in D minor, WAB 39, by Anton Bruckner is a setting of the Missa pro defunctis for mixed choir, vocal soloists, three trombones, one horn, strings and organ with figured bass, written in memory of Franz Sailer, the notary of the St. Florian Monastery, who bequeathed Bruckner a Bösendorfer piano. The Requiem was premie...
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Requiem

[Killing Joke song] `Requiem` is Killing Joke`s second official single from their 1980 album Killing Joke. The single was originally released under E`G Records as a 12` single and featured the song Change as a B-side, a previous unofficial single. That same year, E`G Records released a 7` version of the single, exempting the demo version of...
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[Cherubini] Ludwig van Beethoven listened to Cherubini`s operas with the keenest attention (the evidence is there in Fidelio) and declared that, if ever he should write a Requiem, his model would be Cherubini`s C minor setting. ==Movements== This particular setting of the requiem Mass consists of seven movements: In 1820 a funeral march and...
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[The X-Files] `Requiem` is the twenty-second episode and the finale of the seventh season the science fiction television series The X-Files, and the show`s 161st episode overall. It premiered on the Fox network in the United States on May 21, 2000. The episode was written by Chris Carter, and directed by Kim Manners. The episode helped to e...
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Requiem

[NCIS] `Requiem` is the seventh episode in the fifth season, and the 101st overall episode, of the American crime drama television series NCIS. It first aired on CBS in the United States on November 6, 2007. The episode was written by Shane Brennan and directed by Tony Wharmby. In the episode, Leroy Jethro Gibbs is visited by Maddie Tyler, ...
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Requiem

[n] - a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead 2. [n] - a Mass celebrated for the dead
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Requiem

Re'qui·em noun [ Acc. of Latin requies rest, the first words of the Mass being ' Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine,' give eternal rest to them, O lord; prefix re- re + quies quiet. See Quiet , noun , and confer Requin .] 1. ...
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1. A mass said or sung for the repose of a departed soul. 'We should profane the service of the dead To sing a requiem and such rest to her As to peace-parted souls.' (Shak) ... 2. Any grand musical composition, performed in honor of a deceased person. ... 3. Rest; quiet; peace. 'Else had I an eternal requiem kept, And in the arms of peace forever ...
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Requiem

noun a Mass celebrated for the dead
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Requiem

• (n.) Any grand musical composition, performed in honor of a deceased person. • (n.) Rest; quiet; peace. • (n.) A mass said or sung for the repose of a departed soul.
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(from the article `Süssmayr, Franz Xaver`) Austrian composer best known in the 20th century for having completed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart`s Requiem (K 626).Constanze Mozart was anxious to have the requiem completed, as a fee was due; it had been commissioned, in memory of his wife, by Count von ... ...wrote, Missa a due cori (also k...
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(from the article `Berlioz, Hector`) ...poets and musicians of the Romantic movement, including Alfred de Vigny and Chopin. It was there that Berlioz`s only child, Louis, was born and ... ...programmatic in character. He called on large forces to express his musical ideas, an idea that persisted throughout the 19th century and into the ...
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(from the article `Haydn, Michael`) ...church music than his brother. Of the many masses he wrote, Missa a due cori (also known as Missa Hispanica; 1786) is an outstanding work for ...
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(from the article `Performing Arts`) ...final part of Schaufuss`s `rock` trilogy, following his earlier works to music by Elvis Presley and the Beatles. A month later the Royal Danish ...
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requiem Rest. A Mass for the dead. A Roman Catholic Church term. Units of mottoes and proverbs listed by groups: A to X.
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[Dvořák] Antonín Dvořák`s Requiem in B-flat minor, Op. 89, B. 165, is a funeral mass for soloists, choir and orchestra, composed in 1890. == Background == Antonín Dvořák composed the Requiem at the beginning of his peak creative period. The construction of the mass is not typical: the composition is divided into two basic parts, eac...
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[Henze] Hans Werner Henze composed the nine Sacred Concertos that comprise his Requiem over the course of three years from 1991 to 1993 on commissions from the London Sinfonietta, Suntory Corporation for the NHK Philharmonic, and Westdeutschen Rundfunks Köln. The first movement, Introitus: Requiem Aeternam was commissioned by the London Si...
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[Ockeghem] The Requiem, by Johannes Ockeghem (c.1410 – 1497), is a polyphonic setting of the Roman Catholic Requiem Mass (the Missa pro defunctis, or Mass for the dead). It is the earliest surviving polyphonic setting of the Requiem Mass, as a possibly earlier setting by Guillaume Dufay, written for use by the Order of the Golden Fleece, ...
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