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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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Following the requiem mass Mr Scallon was buried in the adjoining cemetery.
What is significant about this Requiem Mass particularly is that Brahms specifically avoided naming Jesus Christ," Retallack says.
He was buried yesterday following a Requiem Mass at St Bernard's Church, North Belfast.
A Requiem Mass will be held this Tuesday at St James' Church, Norton Canes, Staffordshire where he continued to lead services until last October.
The first brings together La Rue's strange and transcendently beautiful Requiem Mass, his only setting of the Office of the Dead and one of the earliest polyphonic Requiem settings currently known.
The requiem Mass was celebrated by all the cardinals, with Cardinal Ratzinger as chief celebrant.
A requiem mass for Brother Sado was held by members of the Anglican order on April 25.
The June 29 performance will feature the choir singing Faure's Requiem Mass with the New England Symphonic Ensemble.
The Bishop of Down and Connor, Dr Patrick Walsh, told 250 mourners at a requiem mass for Ciaran, 19, that his memory would live on among friends and family and he would not be a mere statistic of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Ignatius of Antioch on January 5 of this year in a snowbound New York, arriving just in time for the beginning of the sung requiem mass for Tanaquil Le Clercq and shuttling into a side pew at the back, with a fine view and feel of the proceedings, the music, the prayers, the incense, the solemnity and the communion.
A requiem mass in Krakow, conducted entirely in Polish, for a Scotsman who didn't speak a word of the language--an uncommon event by any standards.
The choral text braids a traditional Requiem mass with excerpts from American poetry from the mid-19th century to present day (including Whitman, Emerson, Michael Harper, H.
Jim Doherty, Thomas Boyle and all who attended Alan''s Requiem Mass for their support and prayers.
Cortege to meet on Friday 7th November for Requiem Mass at St.
Requiem Mass to take place on Wednesday 11th September, 12.