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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Similar to Mozart’s Requiemthe work begins slowly in D minor. After one measure of just D in the piie, 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. The text is continued by the choir in four parts in homophony: Requiems ; Funeral music ; Religious works ; Masses ; For 2 voices, mixed chorus, orchestra ; For voices and chorus with orchestra ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the soprano voice ; Scores featuring the baritone voice ; Scores featuring mixed chorus ; Scores featuring the orchestra ; Latin language ; For 4 flutes, alto flute, bass flute arr ; For 6 players ; Scores featuring the flute ; Scores reuqiem the alto flute ; Scores featuring the bass flute ; For 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, harmonium arr ; Scores featuring the violin ; Scores featuring the viola ; Scores featuring the cello ; Scores featuring the double bass ; Scores featuring the harmonium ; For voice, wind band arr ; For voices with orchestra ; Scores featuring wind band ; For flute, organ arr ; Scores featuring the organ ; For 2 players.

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.

Pie Jesu – Wikipedia

The baritone soloist sings the first section alone. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


The baritone enters with ” Hostias et preces “, offerings brought with praises, beginning on one repeated note, but asking with more melody ” fac eas, Domine, de morte transire ad vitam ” make them, Lord, transcend from death to life.

They had the advantage of access to important source material unavailable fequiem Rutter: 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 voices are abbreviated, S for sopranoA for altoT for tenorB for bass. Javascript is required for this feature.

Roger-Ducasse was not listed as co-orchestrator in the score and parts reuiem by Hamelle. The solo soprano or treble sings the prayer to the “good Jesus” for everlasting rest. The final call ” Kyrie ” appears pianissimo. On a bass in an ostinato rhythm of two quarter notes, a rest and the upbeat to the next two quarters, he sings the text ” Libera me This page was last edited on 30 Julyat Several attempts have been made to reconstruct the score as it was in Creative Commons Attribution 3.

The composition is structured in seven movements:. Naxos Javascript not enabled.

Gabriel Fauré:Pie Jesu Lyrics

The voices add only softly, broken by rests, what the prayer is about: Different from typical Requiem settings, the full sequence Dies irae is omitted, replaced by its section Pie Jesu. Most of the text is in Latinexcept for the Kyrie which is Koine Greek.

The tenors repeat the prayer alone for eternal rest on a simple melody. A performance takes about 35 minutes. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.

In seven movementsthe work is scored for soprano and baritone soloists, mixed choir, orchestra and organ. The one line of text is repeated three times, the first two times asking for “requiem” restthen intensified for “sempiternam requiem” everlasting rest.

Work Title Requiem in D minor Alt ernative.


Performers Steve Tung all flute parts, layered studio recording. Contents 1 Performances 1. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. I know it jwsu by heart. Retrieved from ” http: For the version a baritone solo, two bassoons, four horns and two trumpets are added to the original scoring.

It was not performed in the United States untilat a student concert at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

Editor First edition reprint. It was first issued on the “Gramophone” label, and reissued in on HMV.

He composed the work in the late s and revised it in the s, finishing it in The choral – orchestral afure of the shortened Catholic Mass for the Dead in Latin is the best-known of gequiem large works. Its movements and their sections are listed in a table for the scoring in voiceskeytime signature using the symbol for common timeequivalent to 4 4 and tempo marking.

The orchestration of the final version comprises mixed choir, solo soprano, solo baritone, two flutes, two clarinets only in the Pie Jesutwo bassoons, four horns, two trumpets only in the Kyrie and Sanctusthree trombones, timpani only in the Libera meharp, organ, strings with only a single section of violins, but divided violas and cellos, as before. After six measures, the tenors sing a melody to it that gently rises and falls, and repeats it almost the same way.

Fauré – Pie Jesu sheet music for Voice –

In both works, the four remaining movements are sung by the choir alone, whereas Verdi, for example, has the soloists sing several arias and ensembles in his Requiem. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The sopranos alone begins the following section ” Lux aeterna luceat eis ” Light eternal shine for them with a long ” Lux “, then the choir, divided in six parts, lets that light shimmer.

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