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José Melchor Baltasar Gaspar de Nebra Blasco
1702 - 1768
Spain
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J.M.B.G. de Nebra Blasco
José Melchor Baltasar Gaspar (José) de Nebra Blasco ((06/01/1702 - 11/07/1768) a Spanish composer from Calatayud. His work combines Spanish traditions with the Italian style of his day.
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, Propylaën – Welt der Musik – Die Komponisten and http://www.trito.es/eng/default.asp
Missa pro defunctis
Period:Classicism
Composed in:1758
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
In memory of:Queen Maria Barbara de Braganca
Label(s):Discan DCD/106
Pan Classics PC 10412
Missa pro defunctis, written for eight voices, strings and flutes, in 1758, for Queen Maria Barbara de Bragança’s (1711 - 1758) exequies. She was very powerful during the reign of her husband Fernando VI (who died in 1759). Daughter of King João V of Portugal and Maria Ana de Áustria, who was regent of Portugal (1642-50). The second dedicatee is King Fernando VI of Spain (23/09/1713 – 10/08/1759), the husband of Queen Maria Barbara de Braganca (1711-1758)
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, Propylaën – Welt der Musik – Die Komponisten and http://www.trito.es/eng/default.asp
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis
This Missa pro defunctis (1758), is part of an Oficio de difuntos para las honras de Fernando VI (1759) y Barbara de Braganza (1758).
This Oficio contains the following pieces:
01. Invitatorio and Salmo 94 (written in 1759)
02. Salmo 6 (written in 1758)
03. Two Lecciones (written in 1758)
04. Misa de Difuntos


♫ 01. Invitatorio
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Misa de Requiem for 8 voices contains:
01. Introito: Requiem aeternam
02. Kyrie
03. Sequencia Dies irae
04. Lacrimosa
05. Pie Jesu
06. Ofertorio: Domine Jesu Christe
07. Sanctus
08. Motete Circumdederunt me
09. Agnus Dei
10. Comunion: Lux aeterna


♫ 02. Kyrie
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Source:booklet of cd Pan Classics PC 10412
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis
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Maria Barbara de
Bragança
(dedicatee)
Fernando VI
of Spain
(dedicatee)
Misa de difuntos
Period:Classicism
Composed in:1765
Musical form:mass
Misa de difuntos (1765), is for eight voices and instruments.
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, http://www.trito.es/cdetails.php?id=363 and http://www.musicologie.org/Biographies/
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis