Series: BH Large Choral Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Vocal Score Composer: Karl Jenkins
(2004, 55 minutes)
Karl Jenkins' Requiem sets the traditional Latin text of the Requiem mass, including the extra movements included by Fauré and Duruflé – Pie Jesu and In paradisum. These are interspersed with haiku “death” poems (sung in Japanese) whose delicate, epigrammatic texts provide a peaceful commentary on the liturgical words. The result is a deeply moving expression of spirituality, whose musical tying together of different cultures provides a link that is highly appropriate to the modern world. This powerful book will appeal to choirs wanting to sing an unusual but appealing and effective piece: the full scoring of the work includes a part for Japanese flute (shakuhachi) and an array of unusual drums.
$17.95 (US) Inventory #HL 48018952 ISBN: 9780851624853 UPC: 073999238532 Publisher Code: M060116841 Width: 7.25" Length: 10.25" 112 pages
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