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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Performers Steve Tung all flute parts, layered studio recording. The last call begins as the first and leads again to alternating between two notes in even lower range, until the last “requiem” has a gentle upward motion.

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3. The sequence is repeated beginning one step higher for the next line, and again one step higher for the following more urgent call to Jesus, enforced by the basses.


Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contactorgan reduction.

Fauré – Pie Jesu sheet music for Voice

The one line of text is repeated three times, the first two times asking for “requiem” restthen intensified for “sempiternam requiem” everlasting rest. The Kyrie begins with the same melody that the tenor sang before, but jsu in unison of soprano, alto and tenor, repeated in the following four measures in four-part harmony.

After six measures, the tenors sing a melody to it that gently rises and falls, and repeats it almost the same way. He changed ” libera animas gequiem fidelium defunctorum ” “deliver the souls of all the faithful departed” to simply ” libera animas defunctorum ” “deliver the souls of the departed”.

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. Then, while the motion in the orchestra stays the same, the key changes to the minor mode, and the Lamb of God is asked for rest in chords of daring harmonic progression. But it is thus that I see death: The text is continued by the choir in four parts in homophony: Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial rrequiem. Different from typical Requifm settings, the full sequence Dies irae is omitted, replaced by its section Pie Jesu.

Its focus is on eternal rest and consolation. Contents 1 Performances 1. I wanted to write something different.

Pie Jesu – Wikipedia

Those singled out for jfsu mention by critics are listed below. It has been said that my Requiem does not jssu the fear of death and someone has called it a lullaby of death. Retrieved from ” https: Soloist, then choir, end the movement softly, repeating ” Libera me, Domine “. One possible impetus may have been the death of his father inand his mother’s death two years later, on New Year’s Eve 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.


Nectoux has expressed the view that what he terms the “church” and the “concert” — versions jeau the Requiem should both be performed, the choice of edition being dictated by the size of the venue. The choir closes with a reprise of the Introit, the opening of the mass “Requiem aeternam”before the orchestra picks up the ” Agnus Dei ” melody to close the movement.

Several attempts have been made to reconstruct the score as it was in Views Read Edit View history. In seven movementsthe work is scored for soprano and baritone soloists, mixed choir, orchestra and organ. Editor First edition reprint. 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.

The piece premiered in its first version in in La Madeleine in Paris for a funeral mass.

These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Choral Public Domain Library Decca RecordsGagnaux Collection.