What I’ve Been Singing Today: Pie Jesu (Andrew Lloyd Webber)


After a break of a few months, I’m back in the singing saddle and back to preparing songs for recording. Don’t hold your breath. It will take some time but under Sacred I hope to include Webber’s poignant Pie Jesu, from his Requiem, written to commemorate the death of his father in 1982. Requiem premiered in 1985.

Meanwhile, enjoy Russian soprano Anna Netrebko’s heartfelt rendition and rich and creamy voice.

Lyrics:

Pie Jesu, pie Jesu, pie Jesu, pie Jesu
Qui tollis peccata mundi
Dona eis requiem, dona eis requiem
Pie Jesu, pie Jesu, pie Jesu, pie Jesu
Qui tollis peccata mundi
Dona eis requiem, dona eis requiem
Agnus Dei, Agnus Dei, Agnus Dei, Agnus Dei,
Qui tollis peccata mundi
Dona eis requiem, dona eis requiem
Sempiternam.

Merciful Jesus, merciful Jesus, merciful Jesus, merciful Jesus
Father, who takes away the sins of the world
Grant them rest, grant them rest
Merciful Jesus, merciful Jesus, merciful Jesus, merciful Jesus
Father, who takes away the sins of the world
Grant them rest, grant them rest
Lamb of God, Lamb of God, Lamb of God, Lamb of God
Father, who takes away the sins of the world
Grant them rest, grant them rest
everlasting
everlasting
Rest.

Lyrics courtesy http://classicalmusic.about.com

Go on, sing along!

Ann 🙂

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