Requiem (Gilles, Jean)

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Publisher. Info. Versailles: Manuscript, 1762.
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Misc. Notes Source : Messe de requiem de feu M. Gilles - Ms. BnF Vm1 1345 bis.
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General Information

Work Title Grande Messe des Morts
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Composer Gilles, Jean
First Performance. 6 Febuary 1705, for composer's funerals
First Publication. 1764
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass + mixed chorus (SSATB)
Orchestra: flute (or violin) + 2 violas + continuo, tambours (drums)

Misc. Comments

Michel Corrette composed a Carillon des Morts (for orchestra) to conclude the Requiem mass; «Le sujet de ce Carillon est à l'imitation de la Sonnerie de Rouën, en usage pour les Trépassés, qui est la plus triste et la plus lugubre de toute la Chrétienté.»