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Synonyms for requiem

a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead

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a Mass celebrated for the dead

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Thanks to all who attended the Reception, Requiem Mass and Interment at Bromsgrove Old Cemetery.
The Requiem, featuring guitarists, percussionists, and a flamenco dancer is described as "an epic lament for our planet which fuses the heat and fire of flamenco with the passionate incantations of a Southern Spanish requiem mass".
In Requiem, a new three-part series on S4C, singers and composers from Wales and beyond will be discussing the origin, development and the future of the requiem, along with powerful and sensitive performances that will bring to life some of the world's greatest requiems.
Ymunwch ag Elin Manahan Thomas, Bryn Terfel, yr Esgob Rowan Williams a nifer o wynebau cyfarwydd eraill i ddysgu am hanes y requiem ac i gael eich cyfareddu gan ei swyn a'i sain.
Foghorn Requiem was performed by three brass bands: Felling Band, the Westoe Band and the NASUWT Riverside Band, ships at sea and the Souter Lighthouse Foghorn.
On Saturday Colin Baines conducts the Birmingham Choral Union in the Mozart Requiem as the main offering of the BCU's programme in the splendid Elgar Concert Hall in the new Bramall Music Building at the heart of the campus of University of Birmingham (7.
Presumably composed between 1944 and 1946, the Requiem for soloists, choirs, and orchestra by Maderna, one of Italy's most eminent composers and conductors of the post-World War II avant-garde, has come to light only after sixty years.
People kept on asking me when we would perform the Faur Requiem, telling me it is their favorite choral piece, and I just had to include it in this season," Retallack said.
Abela noted that in Durufle's Requiem "… there is a great focus on faith, hope, and peace in this beautiful work.
Recorded primarily in Gothenburg, Sweden, with additional recording in Istanbul, Birds Requiem features Youssef on oud and vocals, clarinetist Husnu Senlendirici , trumpeter Nils-Petter Molvaer , Aytac Dogan on the zither-like kanun, Eivind Aarset handling electric guitar parts and electronics, pianist Kristjan Randalu , double bassist Phil Donkin and drummer Chander Sardjoe .
The War Requiem is a dark, powerful work based around Wilfred Owen's deeply moving war poetry.
Bee Gees star Robin Gibb awoke from a coma when he was played music from his new classical work The Titanic Requiem, his son revealed yestereday.
The KIAS Kammerchor and Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin conducted by HansChristoph Rademann here perform the Requiem and Miserere, both from 1757.
They returned in 2010 to sing the Mass in C Minor by Mozart and Faur's Requiem.
Five days before the sold-out Washington performance of "Defiant Requiem," Sidlin told Catholic News Service that he hoped to "illuminate the career Rafael Schaechter never had.