Requiem aeternam

Set by John (Milford) Rutter, CBE (b. 1945), "Requiem aeternam", from mass Requiem, no. 1  [sung text checked 1 time]

Note: this setting is made up of several separate texts.


Requiem aeternam dona [ei]1, [Domine]2, 
et lux perpetua luceat [ei]13
Te decet Hymnum, Deus in Sion: 
et tibi reddetur votum in Jerusalem: 
Exaudi orationem meam, 
ad te omnis caro veniet. 
[ ... ]

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Geef hun eeuwige rust (Requiem aeternam)"

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1 Britten, Howells, Rutter: "eis"
2 omitted by Howells.
3 Rossini adds here: "Requiescant in pace. Amen."

Britten's version is divided between the chorus and the boys' chorus this way:

Chorus
Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine:
et lux perpetua luceat eis.

Boys' Chorus
Te decet hymnus, Deus in Sion:
et tibi reddetur votum in Jerusalem;
exaudi orationem meam, 
ad te omnis caro veniet.

Chorus
Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine:
et lux perpetua luceat eis.


Research team for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor] , Salvador Pila [Guest Editor]


Κύριε ελέησον. 
Χριστε ελέησον. 
Κύριε ελέησον.

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Transliteration:
Kyrie eleison
Christe eleison
Kyrie eleison.

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]