Program Information

Program Information

May 20, 2015 – Marylhurst

 

Gabriel Fauré: Requiem

I. Introitus – Kyrie

Choir, tenors
Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine
et lux perpetua luceat eis

Grant them eternal rest, O Lord,
and may perpetual light shine upon them
Sopranos
Te decet hymnus, Deus in Sion
et tibi reddetur votum in Jerusalem

Thou, O God, art praised in Zion, and unto Thee shall the vow be performed in Jerusalem.
Choir
Exaudi orationem meam
ad te omnis caro veniet

Hear my prayer,
unto Thee shall all flesh come.
Kyrie eleison,
Christe eleison
Kyrie eleison.
Lord have mercy,
Christ have mercy,
Lord have mercy

 

II. Offertorium

Altos, tenors
O Domine, Jesu Christe, Rex Gloriae
libera animas defunctorum
de poenis inferni et de profundo lacuO Domine, Jesu Christe, Rex Gloriae
libera animas defunctorum de ore leonis
ne absorbeat eus Tartarus ne cadant in obscurum.

Lord Jesus Christ, King of Glory,
deliver the souls of all the faithful departed from the pains of hell and from the bottomless pit.
Lord Jesus Christ, King of Glory,
Deliver them from the lion’s mouth,
nor let them fall into darkness,
neither the black abyss swallow them up.
Altos, tenors, basses
O Domine, Jesu Christe, Rex Gloriae
ne cadant in obscurum.

Lord Jesus Christ, King of Glory,
neither the black abyss swallow them up.
Baritone solo
Hostias et preces tibi Domine, laudis offerimus
tu suscipe pro animabus illis
quarum hodie memoriam facimusFac eas, Domine, de morte transire ad vitam
Quam olim Abrahae promisisti et semini eus.

We offer unto Thee this sacrifice of prayer and praise
Receive it for those souls
whom today we commemorate.
Allow them, O Lord, to cross from death into the life which once Thou didst promise to Abraham and his seed.
Chorus
O Domine, Jesu Christe, Rex Gloriae
libera animas defunctorum
de poenis inferni et de profundo lacu
ne cadant in obscurum.
Amen.

Lord Jesus Christ, King of Glory,
deliver the souls of all the faithful departed from the pains of hell and from the bottomless pit.
Nor let them fall into darkness.
Amen

 

III. Sanctus

Sopranos, tenors, basses
Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus Dominus Deus Sabaoth
Pleni sunt coeli et terra gloria tua
Hosanna in excelsis.

 


Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Sabbath
heaven and earth are full of Thy glory
Hosanna in the highest.

 

IV. Pie Jesu

Treble solo
Pie Jesu, Domine, dona eis requiem
dona eis requiem sempiternam requiem

 


Merciful Jesus, Lord, grant them rest
grant them rest, eternal rest.

 

V. Agnus Dei

Tenors, choir
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi
dona eis requiem

 


O Lamb of God, that takest away the sin of the world, grant them rest

Choir
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi
dona eis requiem

O Lamb of God, that takest away the sin of the world, grant them rest
Tenors
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi
dona eis requiem, sempiternam requiem.

O Lamb of God, that takest away the sin of the world, grant them rest,
everlasting rest.
Choir
Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine
Cum sanctis tuis in aeternum,
quia pius esRequiem aeternam dona eis Domine,
et lux perpetua luceat eis

May eternal light shine on them, O Lord,
with Thy saints for ever,
because Thou are merciful.Grant them eternal rest, O Lord,
and may perpetual light shine on them.

 

VI. Libera me

Baritone solo
Libera me, Domine, de morte aeterna
in die illa tremenda
Quando coeli movendi sunt et terra
Dum veneris judicare saeculum per ignem

 


Deliver me, O Lord, from everlasting death on that dreadful day when the heavens and the earth shall be moved
when thou shalt come to judge the world by fire

Choir
Tremens factus sum ego et timeo
dum discussio venerit atque ventura ira

I quake with fear and I tremble
awaiting the day of account and the wrath to come.
Dies illa dies irae
calamitatis et miseriae
dies illa, dies magna
et amara valde
That day, the day of anger,
of calamity, of misery,
that day, the great day,
and most bitter.
Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine
et lux perpetua luceat eis
Grant them eternal rest, o Lord,
and may perpertual light shine upon them.
Libera me, Domine, de morte aeterna
in die illa tremenda
Quando coeli movendi sunt et terra
Dum veneris judicare saeculum per ignem.
Deliver me, o Lord, from everlasting death on that dreadful day when the heavens and the earth shall be moved
when thou shalt come to judge the world by fire.

 

VII. In Paradisum

Sopranos
In Paradisum deducant Angeli in tuo
adventu suscipiant te Martyres
et perducant te in civitatem sanctam Jerusalem

 


May the angels receive them in Paradise,
at thy coming may the martyrs receive thee and bring thee into the holy city Jerusalem

Chorus
Jerusalem

Jerusalem
Sopranos
Chorus Angelorum te suscipit
et cum Lazaro quondam paupere
aeternam habeas requiem

There may the chorus of angels receive thee, and with Lazarus, once a beggar,
may thou have eternal rest.
Chorus
Aeternam habeas requiem

May thou have eternal rest.