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Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
Gabriel Fauré, Messe de Requiem op. 48 (version de 1900)
Music samples 1 and 2:
I Introït et Kyrie, T. 49-52, autograph score
Trumpet and horn parts added by the composer in pencil writing
I Introït et Kyrie, T. 50-54
Music sample 3:
Bars 51 and 53 in the second bassoon part were missing in the first publication. The edition follows the printed orchestral parts thereby reconstructing the bars.