15 holiday concert featuring Ottorino Respighi's "Laud to the Nativity," Maurice Durufle
's "Requiem" on March 22, 2020, and songs from the Great American Songbook June 6.
But words can't really describe Maurice Durufle
's beautiful Requiem.
At 7.30pm the abbey choir will perform a concert featuring Edward MacGuire's Three Donne Lyrics, Frank Martin's Mass for Double Choir and Maurice Durufle
's Requiem Op 9.
Previous performances were George Frideric Handel's Messiah for Thanksgiving weekend and Maurice Durufle
's Requiem for Memorial Day.
Sunday, November 12: Halifax Chamber Choir will be staging a Concert of Remembrance, including Maurice Durufle
's Requiem, at Holy Trinity and St Jude's Church, Free School Lane, Halifax, HX1 2XE.
"Kyrie" and "Agnus Dei" from the Requiem by Maurice Durufle
is based, in the composer's own words, "entirely on themes from the Gregorian Mass for the Dead." The ancient melodies were incorporated into a work that was commissioned by the French government in 1941 during World War II and premiered six years later.
Strongly influenced by the Benedictine Columba Marmion's Christ in His Mysteries (1919), Messiaen set out to compose "biblical" music, not to be confused with the liturgical music of the sort composed by his contemporary Maurice Durufle
(much less by post-Vatican II liturgical songwriters).
Sprout divides her study into five cases exploring the wartime music and (often fickle) postwar reception of five composers: Francis Poulenc, Arthur Honegger, Olivier Messiaen, Maurice Durufle
, and Serge Nigg.
A Pie Jesu, Requiem -- Maurice Durufle
The Flower Duet, Lakme -- Leo Delibes Sing For The Moment -- Eminem (below) Hold On, We're Going Home -- Drake Bedroom Eyes -- Natty.
April 26 of 20th-century French composer Maurice Durufle
's magnificent "Requiem,'' which was written in memory of his father.
Musicians worldwide know Maurice Durufle
's Requiem as a moving conflation of familiar text, Gregorian chant, and modern harmonies.
Ann Arbor, MI, November 27, 2013 --(PR.com)-- A performance of Maurice Durufle
's Requiem will take place on Sunday, December 1st at 8 p.m.