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Renaud Gagneux
1947 -
France
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R. Gagneux
Renaud Gagneux (15/05/1947), a French composer, born in Paris. He was a pupil of Alfred Cortot at the ╔cole Normale in Paris in 1961 and 1962. In 1966 he studied composition in Cologne with Karlheinz Stockhausen, as well as at the ╔cole Normale in Paris with Henri Dutilleux, then at the Paris Conservatory with AndrÚ Jolivet and Olivier Messiaen until 1972, when he won a first prize in composition.
In 1972 Gagneux joined the Groupe de Recherches Musicales de l'ORTF (Pierre Schaeffer). Renaud Gagneux has won numerous prizes including the Sacem Grand Prix for chamber music (1977), the Prix Georges Enesco (1983), the Prize for New Talent from the SACD (1989), the Composers' Prize of the Sacem (1990) and the Sacem Grand Prix 1993 for his work as a whole.
Requiem
Period:Modernism
Composed in:1982
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Label(s):Chamade/MFA CHCD 5632
This requiem is for two sopranos, chorus, boyschoir and orchestra: 4 flutes (of which 2 small ones), 4 hautbois (of which 2 English horns), 4 clarinets (of which 1 low one), 4 bassoons (of which 2 contrabassons), 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 2 low trombones, 1 tuba, 2 timbaliers, 4 percussions, 3 harpes, celesta, piano, organ, 16 first one, 14 second violins, 12 alti, 10 violoncelles, 8 double basses.
It contains:
I. Intro´tus
Requiem Šternam
II. Kyrie eleison
III. Sequentia:
1. Dies IrŠ
2. Tuba mirum
3. Rex tremendŠ majestatis
4. Recordare, Jesu Pie
5. Confutatis maledictis
6. Lacrimosa dies illa
IV. Offertorium
1. Domine Jesu Christe
2. Hostias et preces
V. Sanctus :
1. Sanctus Dominus Deus Sabaoth
2. Benedictus
VI. Agnus Dei
VII. Communio
Lux Šternam
Author:Renaud Gagneux