Just eight years later its fabric was complete, and June 1903 saw both the Cardinal's Requiem Mass and Elgar's first London performance of "The Dream of Gerontius" held in its towering nave.
She had selected "Pie Jesu" from Faure's Requiem, vocally, a very difficult piece.
The name is taken from the first words of the Introit, Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine.
The most celebrated Requiem Masses are those of Palestrina, Mozart and Cherubini.
Masses: Missa solennis for the inauguration of the cathedral at Gran; Ungarische Kronungs-messe; Missa choralis (with organ); Missa and Requiem for male voices (with organ); Psalms, 13, 137, 23 and 18; 12 Kirchen-Chor-Gesange (with organ).