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 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”. Views Read Edit View history.
But his nature predisposed him to feel this way: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Decca RecordsGagnaux Collection. 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.
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.
The text is continued by the choir in four parts in homophony: 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. 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. As to my Requiem, perhaps I have also instinctively sought to escape from what is thought right and proper, after all the years of accompanying burial services on the organ!
The one line of text is repeated three times, the first two times asking for “requiem” restthen intensified for “sempiternam requiem” everlasting rest. He slightly altered the texts of the Introitthe KyriePie JesuAgnus Deiand In Paradisumbut substantially changed the text of the Offertory described below. A second thought is again sung by the sopranos, filled on the last words by the others: The Offertoire begins in B minor with a canon of alto and tenor in short succession on a simple modal melody with little ambitusin a prayer ” O Domine, Jesu Christ, rex gloriae ” O Lord, Jesus Christ, King of Glory to free the souls of the departed from eternal punishment and the deep lake, ending in unison.
Choral Public Domain Library Contents 1 Performances 1. I know it all by heart. 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.
He composed the work in the late s and revised it in the s, finishing it in 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. The piece premiered in its first version in in La Madeleine in Paris for a funeral mass. It was not performed in the United States untilat a student concert at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
Fauré – Pie Jesu sheet music for Voice
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Soloist, then choir, end the movement softly, repeating ” Libera me, Domine “. The choral – orchestral setting of the shortened Catholic Mass for the Dead in Latin is the best-known of his large works.
The baritone soloist sings the first section alone. This full score is provided for private study; you must apply to the editor for orchestral parts to perform this edition with orchestra. 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.
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. 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.
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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 lux perpetua luceat eis “. Quote’s cited date is Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contactorgan reduction.
Robert Mermoud chor master: I wanted to write something different. Similar to Mozart’s Requiemthe work begins slowly in D minor.
He concludes with an added “Amen”. The sopranos continue similarly that praise is due in Jerusalem, taure all voices exclaim ” Exaudi ” hear. 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 “.
Editor Jean Roger-Ducassepiano reduction.