Missa pro defunctis (Brumel, Antoine)




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ctesibius (2010/1/26)

Editor Albert Seay (1916-1984)
Publisher. Info. Das Chorwerk, Vol. 68
Wolfenbüttel: Möseler, [1958], no plate
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General Information

Work Title Missa pro defunctis
Alternative. Title Requiem
Composer Brumel, Antoine
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 19
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements
  1. Introïtus. Requiem æternam
  2. Kyrie
  3. Sequentia. Dies iræ, dies illa
  4. Sanctus & Benedictus
  5. Agnus Dei
  6. Communio. Lux æterna
First Publication. 1516 (Rome: Antico, Liber quindecim missarum, 9 May 1516)
Librettist Ordinarium Missæ
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation SATB voices a capella

Misc. Comments

A standard paraphrase requiem mass based on the plainsong Mass for the Dead; but notable for being the earliest known requiem by a non-pseudonymous composer to include a polyphonic setting of the sequence, Dies iræ.