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Requiem

By John Rutter

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Requiem composed by John Rutter (1945-). For soprano voice soloist, SATB choir, chamber orchestra/chamber ensemble (2 flute, oboe, 2 clarinet, bassoon, 2 horn, timpani, glockenspiel, harp, strings). Oratorios. Full score (small orchestra). 120 pages. Duration 40'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193380929).

ISBN 9780193380929. 13 x 10 inches.

For soprano soloist, mixed choir, and small orchestra. This is one of the best-loved and most widely performed choral works of the twentieth century. The texts (in Latin and English) are from the Missa pro Defunctis, the Book of Common Prayer, and the Psalms. The seven sections form an arch-like meditation on the themes of life and death: prayers on behalf of all humanity, psalms, personal prayers to Christ, and in the central Sanctus an affirmation of divine glory. The full scores have been edited and engraved by the composer himself and are presented in handsome, cloth-bound editions. Vocal and orchestral material is available on hire from the publisher.

  • Requiem aeternam 
  • Out of the deep (Psalm 130) 
  • Pie Jesu 
  • Sanctus 
  • Agnus Dei 
  • The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23) 
  • Lux aeterna 

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