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Luís Cipriano
1964 -
Portugal
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L. Cipriano
Luis Cipriano (25/09/1964), a Portuguese composer and conductor. He began his studies musical, by the hand of Professor Carlos Gama. Completed the course of composition, with the teacher Cristopher Bochman in 1988, and held internship teaching in School Eugenio de Castro in Coimbra in the years 1985 e1986. While in the city of C. Branco, directed the Board of Percussion Group of the Women's Choir and Schola Cantorum Camerata of C. Branco. In the year 1998, has earned a Honorable Mention, the Competition "New Values of Culture." In the same year won the 1st Prize in Music City, at 2nd Competition for Youth Musical Portuguese in 1990, the 3th prize, in that contest and within the same class. It participate as eardrum percussionist and the Orchestra of Private Schools of Music from 1988 to 1992. He received the 1st premium Composition Competition in the "Historical Society of Independence from Portugal in 1991. It was percussionist, the Orchestra of the "International Week of Luxembourg", in the years of 1990 and 1991. In the years from 1992 to 2002, was invited composer having led the Orchestra in the presentation of their works. He composed 12 Masses for Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Trios, Quartetos, Sextetos and Octectos for various types of training House, two Oratória of Christmas, an Ode to Covilhã, two Sinfonias, a Requiem, as well as numerous choirs and orchestral works. He composed pieces for film and theatre. In February 1997 he was awarded the "Gold Medal Special" by Adolphe Union Grand-Duc of Luxembourg in recognition of their cultural merits. In April 1998 was received by His Holiness Pope John Paul II, who delivered their liturgical works. In 1999 he received the Award of Culture, the Official "Gazeta of the Interior." In January 1999 was the Composer chosen by the Palestinians to compose Oratória the debut of Christmas in Bethlehem to mark 2,000 years of the birth of Christ. It Adviser of the Olympics that took place in 2004 Corals in Bremen in Germany and in 2006 in Xiamen in China, was recently invited to the same job in Graz in Austria in 2008.
Requiem
Period:Modernism
Composed in:1998
Musical form:free
Duration:49'
In memory of:Aristides de Sousa Mendes
Label(s):Public-art 1998
This Requiem contains:
1. Introitus
2. Kyrie
Sequentia
3. Dies irae
4. Recordare
5. Confutatis
6. Lacrimosa
Offertorium
7. Domine Jesu
8. Hostias
9. Sanctus
10. Benedictus
11. Agnus Dei
This Requiem Mass (1998) is written in memory of Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1885-1954) a Portuguese diplomat, which in the beginning of World War II saved the life of 30.000 people in France.
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Aristides de Sousa Mendes
(dedicatee)