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2022 release. American composer Carlos Simon presents a multi-genre work, Requiem for the Enslaved. This work is a musical tribute to commemorate the stories of 272 enslaved men, women and children sold in 1838 by Georgetown University. Described as a "rap opera," Carlos infuses his original compositions with African American spirituals and familiar Catholic liturgical melodies.
2022 release. American composer Carlos Simon presents a multi-genre work, Requiem for the Enslaved. This work is a musical tribute to commemorate the stories of 272 enslaved men, women and children sold in 1838 by Georgetown University. Described as a "rap opera," Carlos infuses his original compositions with African American spirituals and familiar Catholic liturgical melodies.
028948529391

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Format: CD
Label: DECCA
Rel. Date: 08/19/2022
UPC: 028948529391

Requiem For The Enslaved
Artist: Carlos Simon/Marco Pavé
Format: CD
New: Available $13.95
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DISC: 1

1. I. invocation
2. II. lord have mercy (let us go)
3. kyrie
4. interlude (Issac ran away)
5. to be in that number
6. III. we all found heaven
7. IV. grant them rest
8. interlude (i got shoes)
9. remember me (spoken word interlude),
10. V. remember me
11. light everlasting interlude
12. .VI. light everlasting
13. deliver me (spoken word interlude)
14. VII. deliver me
15. VIII. gloria
16. IX. shine upon them
17. X. in paradisium (into paradise) ashé
18. light
19. everlasting (solo piano version)
20. in paradisium (instrumental version)
21. we all found heaven (instrumental version)

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2022 release. American composer Carlos Simon presents a multi-genre work, Requiem for the Enslaved. This work is a musical tribute to commemorate the stories of 272 enslaved men, women and children sold in 1838 by Georgetown University. Described as a "rap opera," Carlos infuses his original compositions with African American spirituals and familiar Catholic liturgical melodies.
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