A Requiem, a Catholic Mass of the Dead, is typically written by a composer when someone is dying or in remembrance of someone who has already died; however, Gabriel Fauré wrote his Requiem for no one, altering it to be a Requiem of peace rather than fear.
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Music used in this episode:
Requiem in D minor, Op. 48, I. Introit and Kyrie by Gabriel Fauré
Aeternum by Christoffer Moe Ditlevsen
Drift Off by Martin Gauffin
Life on the Mainland by Infinity Ripple
Squaric by Martin Gauffin
Yrsa by Infinity Ripple
Requiem in D minor, Op. 48, VII. In Paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Sources used for this episode:
Gabriel Fauré by Robert Orledge
Requiem in D minor, Op. 48 by Gabriel Faure (Scores) on the International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP): https://imslp.org/wiki/Requiem,Op.48(Faur%C3%A9,_Gabriel)