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Dies Irae

By Z. Randall Stroope

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SSA choir, piano (SSA choir)
Composed by Z. Randall Stroope. Octavo. Alliance Music Publications #AMP 0575. Published by Alliance Music Publications (AN.AMP-0575).

Item Number: AN.AMP-0575

Stroope.

ABOUT THE TEXT


Dies lrae is a Latin poem on the subject of the Last Judgment. Attributed to a Franciscanmonknamed Tomaso de Celante (1190, c. 1255), the complete poem contains 18 rhymed stanzas. (Anunknown author later added the Pie Jesu couplet and the Amen.) Little did this Franciscanknow that his colorful poem would provide a springboard for some of the most dramatic musicalworks ever written. The portion of the complete poem is given below.

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