The Grande mess des morts (Requiem) was composed in 1837 as the result of a commission from the French Minister of the Interior, Adrien de Gasparin. By means of annual commissions of this kind Gasparin intended to “restore sacred music to the prestige which it had long ago lost in France”.
- Urtext of the New Berlioz Edition
- Full score (BA5449), vocal score (BA5449-90) and study score format 22.5 x 16.5cm (TP332) available for sale
- Performance material (BA5449-72) available for hire