- Also called Requiem Mass . the Mass celebrated for the repose of the souls of the dead.
- a celebration of this Mass.
- a plainsong setting for this Mass.
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That’s evident from the title of the gallery’s all-member show, “Requiem,” as well as the artworks’ funereal color schemes.In the galleries: Middle East artists examine sheltering in place amid pandemic|Mark Jenkins|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
“Requiem for the Croppies” Terraced thousands died, shaking scythes at cannon.Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: Accessible, Yes, and Beautiful|Jimmy So|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Buzz Bissinger writes a four-page sentence that ruins a requiem for welterweight Barney Ross.
Requiem for a Dream (2000) Simply in terms of visually gripping it would be a tie between Trainspotting and Requiem for a Dream.
The publication of Requiem was not just sad, it was heavily ironic.
If you feel as bad as that three-for-a-cent requiem to Pete Hillary sounded, it's cats all right.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
I hear and feel the cool, rustling wind, like a plaintive requiem over the dead.Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh|George W. Foote
The officials of the church where my Roman Mass is to be given have already offered to have my Requiem done as well.
I am up to the eyes in a Requiem with full orchestral accompaniment, which will probably be performed in Germany on November 2.
At the expiration of the month the mysterious stranger appeared, and demanded the requiem.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
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In music, a Mass for one or more dead persons, containing biblical passages and prayers for the admission of the dead to heaven. The term has been loosely applied to other musical compositions in honor of the dead. A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms, for example, uses texts from the Bible (see also Bible) but is not a Mass.