Requiem aeternam (John Hetland)

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  • (Posted 2021-01-28)  CPDL #62550:       
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2021-01-28).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 217 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In memory of the victims of 9/11/2001, it was performed as the encore at the 2002 Loft Concert.

General Information

Title: Requiem aeternam
Composer: John Hetland

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredBurial service

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Composed: 2001
Description: The text and the model for the tenor are from the Introit and the Postcommunion of the Catholic Mass for the day of a death or burial, Liber Usualis, pp. 1807 and 1815.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Réquiem aetérnam dóna éis Dómine:
et lux perpétua lúceat éis.
Requiéscant in páce. Amen.

English.png English translation

Rest eternal grant them, O Lord;
and may light everlasting shine for them.
May they rest in peace. Amen.