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Duruflé's Requiem - Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society

When
Saturday April 8, 2017 at 19:30
Where
Cromer Parish Church, Cromer
Tickets
£10 (£12 on the door), under 18s free
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  1. Litanies à la Vierge noire - Francis Poulenc
  2. Notre Père Op 14 - Maurice Duruflé
  3. Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d'Alain Op 7 - Maurice Duruflé
  4. Requiem Op 9 - Maurice Duruflé

An evening of French reflective music by two of the 20th century's greatest, if not most revolutionary, composers.

Maurice Duruflé's Requiem, largely modelled on the titled work by Gabriel Fauré is based on the plainsong tradition. It is a work of great emotion and features an ecstatic climax during the Sanctus which must rival anything in the choral repertoire. Duruflé was fiercely protective of his music and burnt many manuscripts but his works in this concert are clearly from the pen of a master.

Francis Poulenc achieved a greater fame in his lifetime though his Litanies which open this concert are a deeply personal work composed in less than a week. This is the first piece of religious choral writing completed by Poulenc for three-part female voices and consists of a sequence of prayers to Mary.


Venue
Cromer Parish Church
Church Street
Cromer
Norfolk
NR27 9ES
England
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