Requiem, Masses of
Requiem, Masses of
Masses that are offered for the dead

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  • Requiem — For other uses, see Requiem (disambiguation). Requiem Mass for Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria at the Catholic Church of St. Catherine, Saint Petersburg, 1914. A Requiem or Requiem Mass, also known as Mass for the dead (Latin: Missa pro… …   Wikipedia

  • Requiem (Ockeghem) — The Requiem, by Johannes Ockeghem (c.1410 – 1497), is a polyphonic setting of the Roman Catholic Requiem Mass, the Missa pro defunctis, the Mass for the dead. It is the earliest polyphonic setting of the Requiem Mass to have survived, and remains …   Wikipedia

  • Requiem —    A setting of the Roman Catholic mass for the dead including both ordinary and proper prayers. The name is taken from the first piece sung in a traditional liturgy, the Introit Requiem aeternam {}dona eis, Domine ( Eternal rest grant to them, O …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Requiem (Mozart) — Title in Mozart s autograph The Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was composed in Vienna in 1791 and left unfinished at the composer s death. A completion by Franz Xaver Süssmayr was delivered to Count Franz von Walsegg …   Wikipedia

  • Biographies of musicians — INCLUDING STUDIES OF SPECIFIC WORKS ■ Bach, Johann Sebastian, and family Boyd, Malcolm, ed. J. S. Bach. Oxford Composer Companions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. ■ Butt, John. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Bequests For Masses (England) —     Bequests for Masses (England)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Bequests for Masses (England)     Before the Reformation dispositions of property, whether real or personal, for the purposes of Masses, were valid, unless where, in the case of real …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ordinary of the Mass — The Ordinary of the Mass (Latin: Ordo Missae) is the set of texts of the Roman Catholic Church Latin Rite Mass that are generally invariable. This contrasts with the proper, which are items of the Mass that change with the feast or following the… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of Mass — This article is about the ordinary of the Roman Rite Mass. For a more general discussion of ordinaries, see Ordinary (liturgy). For musical settings of the Mass, see Mass (music). The Order of Mass[1] (Latin: Ordo Missae), also called the… …   Wikipedia

  • Liturgy of the Mass —     Liturgy of the Mass     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Liturgy of the Mass     A. Name and Definition     The Mass is the complex of prayers and ceremonies that make up the service of the Eucharist in the Latin rites. As in the case of all… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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