Sunday, November 02, 2014

Missa pro Defunctis: Kyrie Eleison (Kyrie from the Mass for the Dead)

For All Souls' Day, here is the Kyrie from the Mass for the Dead, sung here by the Alfred Deller Consort.

Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.

Here's Durufle's beautiful composed version; notes at the YouTube page say that it's sung by the Yale Glee Club (Jeffrey Douma, Music Director) along with the Elm City Girls Choir (Rebecca Rosenbaum, Music Director). And it's a wonderful collaboration:

Here are links to posts on this blog, for all the movements of the Requiem mass:

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