Gabriel Faure: Requiem (SATB)

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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: SATB/Piano Accompaniment (SATB/PFA)
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced - Explain this
Composer: Gabriel Fauré
Catalogue #: NOV072304
ISBN: 9780853604082
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Faure was not drawn to compose a Requiem because of the death of a loved one, even though his mother had died during the early stages of composition and his father had passed away two years before. Faure’s composition does not set his Requiem to the standard liturgical text, instead adding a lyrical Pie Jesu and transcendent Paradisum, and omitting the Dies Irae and Tuba Mirum - which, for most composers, are opportunities to demonstrate the dramatic possibilities available with the choral and orchestral forces. As a result the mood of the Requiem is relatively calm and peaceful and often referred to as a lullaby of death.

Faure’s unconventional composition has become a firm favourite in the repertoire and available here is the vocal score, for Soloists and SATB Choir with Piano Accompaniment, as edited by Desmond Ratcliffe.

Gabriel Faure: Requiem (SATB) reviews collected by Reevoo

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Scores 9.7 out of 10 based on 18 reviews
8 out of 10


Lohja Finland GB
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Paper quality could be better
Confirmed purchase: 25 September 2014
10 out of 10


The recommended score for singing this beautiful piece of music.
Confirmed purchase: 22 September 2014
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Quick, efficient couldn't ask for more
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Musicroom Reviews

Rating Review
Customer Rating An eminently singable if unconventional piece.
My favourite Requiem, it lacks a Dies Irae and concentrates more on the love of God than on Hell and damnation. That said, the Offertorium with its plea to God not throw us down into hell is a powerful movement.

Keith Underdown

Customer Rating A very good Requiem with one of my favorite tunes, the Libera Me. A stunning piece of music.
Ben Ferguson

Customer Rating Really pleased with the service. It arrived so quickly and just what I wanted. Now have to order further copies for other members of the choir who want their own copy rather then borrow one.
See more reviews by bigmamaday - (Waterlooville, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating A clear and authoritative edition.
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Customer Rating The Novello edition appears to be a very clear edition, though there are some slight differences compared with other editions. We were very pleased with the speed of delivery from Musicroom, even to an offshore island, so thanks. As our choir has quite a lot of non-readers, we hope to complete the learning process over two seasons.

Customer Rating A brilliantly clear edition of this popular work. My order arrived in less than 24 hours,perfectly packaged.I have ordered nearly 50 copies over several years and the price has remained pretty constant.A good product at a reasonable price.
See more reviews by John F - (Wolverhampton, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating I love this piece, and it's fun to play. One thing I would say however, is that the book is quite small, therefore making it fairly hard to see.

Customer Rating As usual musicroom have done a brilliant job. And this edition of the Requiem is excellent. Easy to follow, clear, good notes for info. can't fault it.
See more reviews by Amandasings - (Leicester, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating These editions are brilliant. Clear and easy to follow, interesting notes for information, very good value.
See more reviews by Amandasings - (Leicester, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating New copy as described. Arrived quickly in the post. Good purchase.

Customer Rating 5*
See more reviews by sweeny - (Romford, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating A very good edition of a masterpiece.

Customer Rating Whilst I prefer the Rutter edition of Faure Requiem, this offers a version with a far more useable paino accompaniment.

Customer Rating The music 'books' were just what I wanted and received very quickly. I could not have asked more of the service.

Customer Rating I ordered 26 copies of Faure's Requiem on 17th Jan and they arrived on 20th Jan as promised. I couldn't have asked for better service. Thank you.

Customer Rating Everything you would expect from an established World Favourite Requiem. Thank you Musicroom.

Customer Rating Very pleased with the Faure's Requiem music scores. I ordered one and then two days later was asked to order another one for a friend. Both arrived within two days of ordering them.

More Product Details

Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 30/04/1993
Format: Vocal Score
Length: 52 pages
Language: Latin
Publisher: Novello & Co Ltd.
Editor: Desmond Ratcliffe

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