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Christopher Lacy
1956 -
United States of America, CA
Chr. Lacy
Christopher Lacy (23/09/1956), an American composer, born in San Francisco, California USA. He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Arkansas, where he serves as Artistic Director of the University Opera Theater. As a stage director, his productions at UAF have included La Boheme, La Traviata, The Turn of the Screw, The Medium, La Voix Humaine, Rinaldo and Suor Angelica. His other duties at the University of Arkansas include the teaching of Italian, French, and German diction, as well as Vocal Literature. In 2001, he founded the Fayetteville Opera Chorus and serves as its conductor.In the summer of 2001, he was on the artistic staff of Spazio Musica Orvieto, in Orvieto, Italy for a production of Verdi's Falstaff, working under Graziella Ravazzi and Ricardo Marsano of La Scala Milano.
Composed in:1989
Musical form:free
Text/libretto:Latin mass + English texts
This Requiem for SATB, Soloists, Children’s Chorus (1989) contains:
01. Something has spoken: Introit and Kyrie (11'34)
02. Who has known fury: Sequenze: Dies Irae (14'51)
03. Offertory: Domine Jesu Christe, Quam Olim Abrahae (5'07)
04. Sanctus (6'03)
05. Agnus Dei (3'52)
06. Adagietto (6'50)
07. Lux Aeterna (2'44)
08. Libera me (12'10)
The tonal, neoromantic language of the work is quite sumptuous, tinged with impressionistic elements.
Author:Robert Chase
Source:Memento Mori: A Guide to Contemporary Memorial Music, 2007