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Roger-Thomas Calmel
1921 - 1998
France
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R.T. Calmel
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.
Requiem
Period:Modernism
Composed in:1980
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Duration:45'
A requiem for choir and orchestra.
Requiem (1980) for 4 voices mixed (SATB), 2 soloists (soprano, basse) and orchestra, percussion. It contains:
- Requiem
- Dies irae
- Offertoire
- Sanctus
- Agnus Dei
- Libera me
- In paradisum
Requiem
Period:Modernism
Composed in:1993
Duration:36'45''
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:
- Kyrie 6'38
- Dies irae 10'41
- Offertoire 3'10
- Sanctus 4'09
- Agnus Dei 3'53
- Libera me 3'15
- In Paradisum 4'42
Source:booklet of cd HMMH - 1993
Contributor:Pentti Ruokonen
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Marie-Antoinette
(dedicatee)