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Roger Calmel
1921 - 1998
R.T. Calmel
Roger-Thomas [Roger] Calmel (13/05/1921 - 03/07/1998), a French composer, from Beziers. He studied with the famous composers Olivier Messiaen and Darius Milhaud. In his choral works he uses a clear style, based on atonality, with much attention to polyphony.
Composed in:1980
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
A requiem for choir and orchestra.
Requiem (1980) for 4 voices mixed (SATB), 2 soloists (soprano, basse) and orchestra, percussion. It contains:
01. Requiem
02. Dies irae
03. Offertoire
04. Sanctus
05. Agnus Dei
06. Libera me
07. In paradisum
Composed in:1993
In memory of:Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France (1755 - 1793)
Label(s):HMMH - 1993
This requiem is a work for mixed choir, baritone solo, organ and orchestrates. In this requiem the choral role always dominates, sometimes in a dense but tonal polyphonie, sometimes in unisono or just two voices.
This Requiem contains:
01. Kyrie 6'38
02. Dies irae 10'41
03. Offertoire 3'10
04. Sanctus 4'09
05. Agnus Dei 3'53
06. Libera me 3'15
07. In Paradisum 4'42
Source:booklet of cd HMMH - 1993
Contributor:Pentti Ruokonen