Requiem by Anton Bruckner


Requiem in D minor, WAB 39, by Anton Bruckner is a setting of the Missa pro defunctis for mixed choir, vocal soloists, three trombones, one horn, strings and organ with figured bass,[ Anton Bruckner – Critical Complete Edition: Requiem, Masses & Te Deum] written in memory of Franz Sailer, the notary of the St. Florian Monastery, who bequeathed Bruckner a Bösendorfer piano.Nowak The Requiem was premiered on 15 September 1849, a year after Sailer's death.