Pie Jesu op 51
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cello and mixed choir
Pie Jesu for cello and mixed choir op 51
Composed in March 2014, the Pie Jesu for cello and mixed choir op 51 is dedicated to Henri Demarquette.
Its duration is 6 mn and follows the latin text of the Pie Jesu.
The work is composed of three parts. Each part is introduced by an ascending melodic phrase of the
The first part, measures 1 to 34 sets to music the text :
Pie Jesu, Domine, dona eis requiem.
The second part is composed of two sections :
The first section, measures 35 to 53 sets to music the text :
The second section, measures 54 to 75 sets to music the text :
The third part, measures 76 to 95 is based on the text :
The work concludes in a very serene and meditative atmosphere.
(c) Florentine Mulsant, 2012