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May 122015
 

His music is so colorful, lush and opulent. He is the musical equivalent of the painter Gustave Moreau.

“I have departed from this planet and I have left behind my poor earthly ones with their occupations which are as many as they are useless; at last I am living in the scintillating splendor of the stars, each of which used to seem to me as large as millions of suns.”

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The CBC explores how the “Dies Irae” (“Day of Wrath”), a hymn from the Gregorian chant Requiem Mass, has been used by many film composers, from John Williams in “Star Wars: Episode IV” to Dmitri Tiomkin in “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

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May 072015
 

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