By E. L. Konigsburg

Eleanor of Aquitaine has each cause to be  upset.

For centuries she's been  patiently expecting her husband, King Henry II, to  meet her in Heaven. fortunately, she's sharing a cloud  with a few previous buddies who knew her whilst she and  Henry governed perfect. so long as they're jointly, they  might besides gossip approximately previous times--and quickly all  of Eleanor's adventures within the heart a long time spring  to lifestyles again.

Finally, simply when  they're approximately to renounce on Henry, Eleanor spots  three males floating towards them. in spite of everything this  time, may well one in all them be Henry?

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STRUCTURE The original arrangement of the mass texts and the liturgical practices of saying or chanting them during the mass were regularly followed by the structuring of new and innovative musical ideas. The Introit, for instance, had always been divided into two parts, Requiem aeternam and Te decet hymnus. Vaet is the sole composer (as recognized in this volume) who took it upon himself to create a third musical section for Exaudi orationem, the concluding portion of the text. The Kyrie was traditionally set in a tri- The Beginnings of the Polyphonic Requiem 19 partite arrangement, however, Brumel added a section to his setting, while Richafort subtracted one, both for the sake of musical diversity and repetition.

1980 DURATION Eight movements, 378 mm. , 2 sections [Lux aeterna, & Requiem aeternam, satb] DISCOGRAPHY None found. PIERRE DE MANCHICOURT c. 1510-0ctober 5, 1564 De Manchicourt was born near Arras, Spain, where he began his musical career as a choirboy in the cathedral at Arras. He later served as chapelmaster at the Cathedral of Tours (1539) and at Notre Dame in Tournai (1545). His most significant appointment was chapel-master to King Philip II of Spain. He was selected for this position in 1559 and remained in it until his death.

Y. 1947 [C clefs used] 2. Johannes Ockeghem Requiem fi1r sechstimmigen Chor Eulenburg Octavo Edition# 10135 c. , perf. c. , 5 sections [Domine fesu Christe, scttb; Sed signifer, stb; Quam olim, scttb; Th sucipe, cctt; Hostias, st] DISCOGRAPHY 1. Harmonia Mundi, HMC 901441, Ensemble Organum, cond. Marcel 2. Gaudeamus 168, The Oerkes Group, dir. Edward Wickham. l'er~. JOHANNES PRIORIS c. 1460-c. 1514 Of Johannes Prioris' life and existence, only the slightest shadow remains. Nevertheless, his work reminds us of his accomplishments as an accomplished composer and musician.

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