Watch Verdi - Messa Da Requiem
- 1 hr 58 min
Verdi wrote his Messa da Requiem in 1873-74 for Alessandro Manzoni. a poet whom he much admired. Like Brahms's German Requiem, Verdi's Mass for the Dead is not intended for liturgical use but for the concert hall. ln addition to its profound spirituality, this masterpiece brings together the finest qualities from Verdi's operas: endless melodic lines and captivating musico-dramatic effects.