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Requiem for the Living

By Dan Forrest

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Choral (SATB)
Composed by Dan Forrest. Hinshaw Sacred. Concert, Sacred. Octavo. 64 pages. Hinshaw Music Inc. #HMB265. Published by Hinshaw Music Inc. (HL.8763247).

Item Number: HL.8763247

ISBN 149508678X. 8.5x11 inches.

Commissioned by the Hickory NC Choral Society for their 35th anniversary season. Scored for mixed choir with solos for boy soprano and/or mezzo-soprano, soprano and tenor, the instrumentation is available for large orchestra or chamber ensemble. Combining both liturgical and non-liturgical texts, in some cases the traditional texts are slightly re-arranged for contextual emphasis. This powerful five movement work projects a wide range of meaningful expression from a biting essay on the vanity and pain of existence, to a plea for mercy, and a celebration of eternal light. The work stands alone – but would be especially moving for all saints, Good Friday, or even Palm Sunday.

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  • 5

    Bob Fowler
    Location:
    San Leandro CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2018-02-28 12:10:43.0 Truly Uplifting Requiem

    I have listened to the River Tree Festival performance of this Requiem on YouTube at least 30 times, and still continue to listen to it several times each week. If you are a choral director, please add it to your repertoire, as it richly deserves to become part of the...

    American choral tradition. It has rich harmonies, nice variety, a powerful Christian message, and brings tears to many listeners (read their comments on YouTube).

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