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Word: requiem

Definition: mass for the dead; dirge


Sentences Containing 'requiem'

"Requiem for a Heavyweight", Rod Serling's 1956 Emmy Award-winning teleplay for "Playhouse 90" directed by Ralph Nelson (who also won an Emmy), focused on down-and-out former heavyweight boxer Harlan "Mountain" McClintock.
"Requiem" is the accusative of "requies" ("rest"), sometimes mistranslated as "peace", although that would be "pacem", as in "Dona nobis pacem" ("Give us peace").
"Sanctus" is a straight reading in Latin from the Requiem as used by Benjamin Britten in his "War Requiem".
(He sang his recording of the Verdi "Requiem" in distinctly Germanic Latin.)
2 ("mostly in unison with the E or piccolo") and in John Tavener's "Celtic Requiem" (1969).
Among his major recordings of his works are: La Canción de las Antillas, recorded by the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra in 1990; Requiem, released in 1997 and featuring mezzo-soprano Ilca Lopez and baritone Rafael Cotto; and Fantasia Caribeña, recorded by the San Juan Pops Orchestra in 2000.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's setting of "Pie Jesu" in his "Requiem" (1985) has also become well known.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, in his "Requiem", combined the text of the "Pie Jesu" with that of the version of the "Agnus Dei" formerly appointed to be used at Requiem Masses:
Both choirs have recently recorded several CDs, including a Christmas album; a U.S. premiere recording of Ståle Kleiberg's "Requiem for the Victims of Nazi Persecution"; and a patriotic album, "America the Beautiful".
Count Franz von Walsegg (January 17, 1763 – November 11, 1827) was an aristocrat, living in Stuppach Castle near Gloggnitz, who is best remembered for having commissioned a requiem mass from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1791 following the death of his twenty-year old wife Anna (the grieving count, only 28 himself at the time, would never remarry).
During his final year he began touring with Terence Blanchard's band, recording three albums with him for Blue Note Records, including the Grammy-winning "A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina)".
Ehlert composed a "Spring Symphony", an overture, and a "Requiem for a Child", as well as numerous pieces for piano, choral works, and lieder.
He is most remembered today as the tenor soloist in the world premiere of the Verdi Requiem.
He specializes in the works of Polish composers such as Henryk Gorecki, Wojciech Kilar, Krzysztof Meyer, Witold Lutosławski and Krzysztof Penderecki whose "Polish Requiem" he recorded in 2004.
His only surviving work is a requiem, in a manuscript prepared in 1726 which contains the note "Requiescat in pace" next to the composer's name.
His poetry, mystic at its beginnings ("Les lampes d’écume", 1999), started out as expressionism ("Fragments chaotiques", 2000; "Retables pour des murs en papier", 2001; "Sang des neiges et autres poèmes", 2002; "Intailles, Te Deum pour un requiem du temps", 2004).
If the poor abbe had not been in such a hurry, he might have had his requiem.''
In "Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change" (2010), Clive Hamilton describes a campaign to attack the science relating to climate change, originating with the astroturfing campaigns initiated by the tobacco industry in the 1990s.
In 1624 Opitz was appointed councilor to Duke George Rudolf of Liegnitz (Legnica) and Brieg (Brzeg) in Silesia, and in 1625, as reward for a requiem poem composed on the death of Archduke Charles of Austria, was crowned poet laureate by Emperor Ferdinand II, who a few years later ennobled him under the title "von Boberfeld."
In 1989 he debuted at Carnegie Hall, singing the bass solos in Mozart's "Requiem".
In 2002, following the initiative of canon Ian MacKenzie, Arthur's funeral was reenacted with a requiem mass at Worcester Cathedral, on occasion of the quincentenary of his death.
In 2011, he wrote and produced "Last Chance Tiger" and in 2012 "Six Feet Under the Savannah", "Requiem for an Elephant", "Norin's Ark" and "The Funny Side of Science".
In December 2008 the Choir performed "Verdi's" "Requiem".
In his account of the commission of the requiem mass from Mozart, Anton Herzog states: Although Mozart died before completing the requiem, Mozart's wife arranged for several other composers, most notably Franz Xaver Süssmayr, to complete the work in order to gain the remainder of the sum Walsegg had promised.
In the 1987 documentary, "," directed by Christina Olofson, Dudarova conducts the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and Choir in a performance of Mozart's Requiem.
Insect from Shaggai#Massa di Requiem per Shuggay
It has also appeared on recordings of Mahler with Klaus Tennstedt, Puccini's "Tosca" with Antonio Pappano and Britten's "War Requiem" with Kurt Masur.
It was Homer's requiem; itself an Iliad and Odyssey in the air, singing its own wrath and wanderings.
It was reissued in 2001, digitally remastered by Eroc, and containing two extra tracks: "Freak Out Requiem (Parts I-IV)" and "Cymbals in the End", both recorded at the same sessions as the original album.
Of all these, by far the best known is the "Pie Jesu" from Fauré's Requiem.
Other works performed in 2007 included Fauré's "Requiem", the "Petite messe solennelle" by Rossini and Handel's "Messiah".
Performances include Margret "(Wozzeck)" with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, "Kindertotenlieder" with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, "The Dream of Gerontius" with Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, appearances at the 3 Choirs Festival, Cheltenham Festival, Proms and Huddersfield Festival, including Alfred Shnittke's "Seid Wacht und Nuchtern", Stravinsky's "Les Noces" and Britten's "Spring Symphony", the Verdi "Requiem" in Madrid and Vilnius, Luciano Berio's "Folk Songs" with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Henze's "Voices" with the London Sinfonietta.
Pie Jesu (original Latin: "Pie Iesu"), is a motet derived from the final couplet of the "Dies irae" and often included in musical settings of the Requiem Mass. Popular settings.
Requiem is the fourth solo album by guitarist John 5.
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, he has written works that take on large Christian themes, such as Apocalypse (1991), Lamentations of Jeremiah (1992), Magnificat (1993), Stabat Mater (1994), and Requiem (1998).
The chief celebrant of his concelebrated Requiem Mass was Cardinal Williams.
The Romish mass for the dead begins with "Requiem eternam" (eternal rest), whence REQUIEM denominating the mass itself, and any other funeral music.
The settings of the Requiem Mass by Luigi Cherubini, Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Duruflé, John Rutter, Karl Jenkins and Fredrik Sixten include a "Pie Jesu" as an independent movement.
The video is a Requiem Publishing and Heathcliff SA production whose length is 6:17.
Therefore a second requiem ritual is often performed at the end of 49 days.
This Requiem Publishing and Heathcliff SA production cost about 75,000 euros and was shot in Los Angeles for four days: two for the fight in the boxing ring, and the two others for the choreography.
This season also sees the chorus feature on Songs of Praise, work once again with their patron Sam West in Walton's Henry V and perform a number of large scale works such as Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius and Verdi's Requiem.
With this exception, Coates served English composers well in the post-war years, giving the first performances of large-scale works including Vaughan Williams's revised "A London Symphony" (1920), Delius's "Requiem" (1922), Bax's First Symphony (1922), and Holst's First Choral Symphony (1925).

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