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Frantisek Doubravsky
1790 - 1867
Czech Republic
F. Doubravsky
Frantisek Doubravský (07/02/1790 - 28/04/1867), a Czech composer (from Popelkou). He spent all his adult life as a teacher, composer and music director in Lomnice and Popelkou, where was born and also died. His works were much played and sought during his life, almost falling into oblivion, however, after his death. Just an accidental find of some of his autographs made it possible to study and interpret anew a number of his composition, which were accepted with much interest by the public. A clear picture of Doubravský´s work is presented in his Catalogue, which he used to keep a chronological and thematic list of spiritual (73 masses, 13 requiems, 5 Stabat Mater, 11 Te Deum, Litanies, etc) and also secular works (4 symphonies, violin concerto etc.), these, however, have not been found yet. His music is perverded with musical ideas showing typical Czech melodiousness, and well accessible to the wide public.
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Requiem in E flat major
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Label(s):Music Vars VA 0138-2231
Original Czech name: Zvukový záznam. This requiem is the sixth of the composer's thirteen (!) masses for the dead, including two setting of Czech text, and the rest in Latin. The requiem was newly premiered at Tyl Theatre in Lomnice and Popelkou, in the year 2000.
It contains:
01. Requiem
02. Dies irae
03. Offertorium
04. Sanctus
05. Benedictus
06. Agnus
07. Requiem

♫ 02. Dies irae
© Vars VA 0138-2231
Source:booklet of cd Music Vars VA 0138-2231
Requiem (10x)
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Requiem (2x)
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Czech language