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Kirke Mechem
1925 -
United States of America, KA
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K. Mechem
Kirke Mechem (16/08/1925), an American composer; born in Wichita, Kansas, USA. His first opera, Tartuffe, with nearly 400 performances in six countries, has become one of the most popular operas written by an American. He has composed more than 250 works in almost every form. In 2002, ASCAP registered performances of his music in 42 countries. He is often called the "dean of American choral composers".
They That Mourn (Requiem)
Period:21st century
Composed in:2004
They That Mourn (Requiem) from Suite for Chorus a cappella (2004). The Suite contains:
1. Kum Ba Ya (Spiritual)
2. Too Young to Marry (Folk-song madrigal)
3. They That Mourn (Requiem)
4. Papageno and the Prince (Fairy tale)