Requiem des pauvres bougres, Op.161 (Koechlin, Charles)

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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by David Campbell
David Campbell (2015/12/13)

Publisher. Info. Six chorals pour les cérémonies funèbres
Paris, Procure du Clergé, n.d. (1961). Plate P.G.215 M.S.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Masters Music Publications, Inc. n.d. (2001)
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General Information

Work Title
Alternative. Title
Composer Koechlin, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.161
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICK 49
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements
  1. 'Requiem aeternam, dona eis requiem' (choir, orch or org)
  2. Nocturne (pf, with orch?)
  3. As no. 1
  4. Movt for org or orch: Très calme
  5. As no. 1
  6. Chorale in canon (org or orch) as Finale (with opt. wordless choir)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1936 28 August (theme of No. 6), 1937 February, June−July, Nos. 1−4 orch. Pierre Renaudin 1981−82 from the sparse indications left by Koechlin
First Publication. 1961 (No. 6)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation organ (choir, orchestra, piano, organ, ondes martenot in Renaudin's orchestration)

Misc. Comments

Clearly some of these works have now been performed and recorded in their organ version.

Ok. Here. When moving a page from "Finale of Op.161" to the complete work Op.161 - and a workpage should almost always be of -all- of Op.161; if all you have to upload is the finale, then mark it "6. Finale" instead of Complete Score, but title the Workpage "Requiem", not "Final de Requiem" - the workpage is about the work, not the fragment you've uploaded- but when moving finale to "Requiem... Op.161" please make all other needed changes too, or - some people will be the heck out confused of.