Each publication is prepared carefully to meet the standards of professional choir singers and conductors of the 21st century. The size and shape of the place in which the music is performed is particularly important for this composition. The special spatial deployment of the singers is absolutely necessary to convey the structural imagery of the piece. Performance position may be chosen considering the structure of the building. Lately we've unfortunately been having issues with payments using certain card types.
The text in Latin is from the Roman Catholic Requiem Mass : Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine, cum sanctis tuis in aeternum, quia pius es. Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine; et lux perpetua luceat eis , which means "May everlasting light shine upon them, O Lord, with thy saints in eternity, for thou art merciful. Grant them eternal rest, O Lord, and may everlasting light shine upon them. Lux aeterna luceat eis [m. Each part has the same sequence of notes, separated by small time intervals. The tenors enter about halfway through this section, singing in the same range as the women.
Originally, such compositions were meant to be performed in liturgical service, with monophonic chant. Eventually the dramatic character of the text began to appeal to composers to an extent that they made the requiem a genre of its own, and the compositions of composers such as Verdi are essentially concert pieces rather than liturgical works. The following are the texts that have been set to music. Note that the Libera Me and the In Paradisum are not part of the text of the Catholic Mass for the Dead itself, but a part of the burial rite that immediately follows. These became included in musical settings of the Requiem in the 19th century as composers began to treat the form more liberally.