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Requiem for Jazz – Composed, Arranged, Conducted & Mixed by Angel Bat Dawid

except “My Rhapsody,” from the 1959 Ed Bland film “The Cry of Jazz,” composed by Paul Severson & Norman Leist (Glenayre Publishing Co. BMI), arranged by Angel Bat Dawid.

Lyrics include extracts from “The Cry of Jazz” and the Roman Catholic Liturgical Requiem Missal.

Requiem for Jazz Intros/Interludes Composed, Produced, Mixed & Performed by Angel Bat Dawid

Requiem for Jazz premiered Sept, 30th 2019 at the Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts in Chicago, IL. Commissioned for the 2019 Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

Special Cosmic Guests on “Lux Aeterna – Eternal Light/My Rhapsody”:
Marshall Allen – Alto Sax, Ewi
Knoel Scott – Percussion

A1. Jazz Is Merely The Negroes Cry Of Joy & Suffering
A2. Introit – Joy N’ Suff’rin
A3. Jazz Is The Musical Expression Of The Triumph Of The Negroes Spirit
A4. Kyrie Eleison – Lawd Hav’ Merci
A5. This Endless Repetition Is Like A Chain Around The Spirit. And Is A Reflection Of The Denial Of A Future To The Negro In The American Way Of Life
A6. Dias Ire – Chain Around The Spirit
A7. Another Restraining Factor In Jazz Are The Changes
A8. Tuba Mirum – The Changes
B9. The Negro Experiences The Endless Daily Humiliation Of American Life Which Bequeaths Him A Futureless Future
B10. Rex Tremendae – Futureless Future
B11. The Negro Transforms America’s Image Of Him Into A Transport Of Joy!
B12. Recordare – Recall The Joy
B13. Jazz Reflects The Improvised Life Thrust Upon The Negro
B14. Confutatis – Repression
B15. Through Spirituals, Through The Blues, Then Through Jazz We Made A Memory Of Our Past And A Promise Of All To Come
B16. Lacrimosa – Weeping Our Lady Of Sorrow
B17. Because Jazz Is The One Element In American Life Where Whites Must Be Humble To The Negro
C18. Offerturium – Hostias – Humility
C19. Only When Whites Have Paid The Price In Suffering To Be The Negroes Equal
C20. Sanctus – Holy, Holy, Holy
D21. The Jazz Body Is Dead But The Spirit Of Jazz Is Alive
D22. Agnus Dei – Jazz Is Dead!
. Lux Aeterna – Eternal Light/My Rhapsody
D24. Long Tone For Rayna Golding (A Binti Zawadi Our Future)



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