Mozart’s Requiem Mass

One of my favorite pieces of music: Mozart’s Requiem Mass (it’s history has all the trappings of a great mystery novel). I found these translations (for some of the sections) on YouTube. I’ve always generally known what the Requiem Mass was about (a mass honoring the deceased) but, it’d interesting to read along…



Sequence – Dies irae

Sequence – Tuba mirum no translation

Sequence – Rex tremendae

Sequence – Recordare no translation

Sequence – Confutatis

Sequence – Lacrimosa

Offertory – Domine Jesu Christe no translation

Offertory – Hostias

Santus no translation

Benedictus no translation

Agnus Dei no translation

Communion (Lux aeterna) no translation