Trombone Requiem

Six Trombones
Completed: 2004; Premiered: 10/3/2004
Unpublished – Contact the composer



I – Introit

Grant eternal rest to them, Oh Lord, Eternal rest.
Shine eternal light on them, Oh Lord, Eternal light.
Hear our prayer, Oh Lord. Hear our prayer, Oh Lord.
Bless our instruments of song, As we honor you with music.
Grant eternal rest to them, Oh Lord, Eternal rest.

II – Kyrie

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us all.

III – Dies Irae

On the Day of Wrath, When all are judged, Who will be worthy?
Merciful Lord Jesus, Grant them eternal rest.

IV – Offertory

(Instrumental)

V – Sanctus

Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God of Hosts!
Heaven and earth are full of Thy glory! Lord God of Hosts!
Hosanna in the highest! Lord God of Hosts!
Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God of Hosts!

VI – Benedictus

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest!
Hosanna in the highest!

VII – Agnus Dei

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world.
Grant them eternal rest.

VIII – Communion

Grant eternal rest to them, Oh Lord, Eternal rest.
Shine eternal light on them, Oh Lord, Eternal light.
Hear our prayer, Oh Lord. Hear our prayer, Oh Lord.
Grant eternal rest to them, Oh Lord, Eternal rest.