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Bent Sørensen : Fragments of Requiem


Publisher Edition Wilhelm Hansen Copenhagen
Category
Chorus a cappella / Chorus plus 1 instrument
Year Composed 2007
Chorus
SATB
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Discography
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Full Score(s) WH30802

Reviews

  • There is a seamless juxtaposition and interleaving of the movements associated with the Requiem Mass. Bent Sorensen interjects dissonances, extensions and structural anomalies into the counterpoint for his movements, subtly, so that the already ethereal beauty of the music is given an additional expressive dimension; the harmonic implications of the lines are expanded while the modern ear is satisfied. (Grego Applegate Edwards,
    , Classicalmodernmusic.blogspot.com, 22/06/2012
  • A sense of trembling faith runs through the work. Culminating in the painstakingly beautiful ”In Paradisum” where angelic choirs greet you, not with blinding timbres, but with a sea of light that sucks you right in.
    Martin Nyström, Dagens Nyheter, 12/04/2012

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