A Requiem for Philip II
Music by Morales and Lobo
Saturday 7 November 2009, 8pm
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Directed by Michael Stewart
We conclude our 2009 series with a grand reconstruction of the funeral music for Philip II, King of Spain from 1556-1598 and the bringer of the ‘Golden Age’ of artistic endeavour to the Iberian Peninsular. The poignant Missa pro Defunctis of Cristobal Morales will be performed alongside the motet Versa est in luctum by Alonso Lobo.
Missa pro Defunctis (1544) - Morales
- Introitus: “Requiem aeternam”
- Graduale: “Requiem aeternam"
- Tractus: “Absolve Domine”
- Sequentia: “Dies irae”
- Offertorium: “Domine Iesu Christe”
- Sanctus and Benedictus
- Pater noster
- Agnus Dei
- Communio: “Lux aeterna”
Motectum: “Versa est in luctum” (1598) - Lobo
This concert was part of the 2009 Subscription Series.