Javier Busto
1949 -
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J. Busto
Javier Busto (1949), a Spanish-Basque self-taught composer, from Hondarribia. He graduated as a medical doctor from Valladolid University. Known internationally as a composer of music and as a choral conductor, he has presented his compositions at the Fourth World Symposium on Choral Music in Sydney Australia in 1996, and was guest conductor of the "Tokyo Cantat" in 2000. His choirs have won first place awards in France, Italy, Austria and Germany. Busto has served on the jury of composition and choral competitions in Spain, France, Italy and Japan. His compositions are published in Sweden, Germany, Spain and the US.
Missa pro defunctis
Composed in:1997
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
In memory of:the victims of the 1995 earthquake in Kobe, Japan
This requiem was composed by order of Kobe Chuo Chorus.
Missa pro defunctis is for SATB 2 soloists (soprano or baryton) and Clarinet in B.