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Lacrimosa, asteroid 208 (the 208th asteroid to be discovered, on October 21, 1879), is approximately 48 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.9 years. Lacrimosa is Latin for “weeping.” The lacrimal glands are tear-secreting glands at the top of the eye. The location of this tiny planetoid by sign and house indicates a source of tears. Crying is not necessarily a negative experience; one can also have “tears of joy.” Lacrimosa generally shows where a person’s emotions are so deeply invested that the individual experiences extremes of happiness or sadness.


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Occasionally this led to some over-deliberate tempi, such as what should be a rampant Dies Irae (perhaps he was governed by the mushy Albert Hall acoustic, though the Coventry Cathedral of 1962 was even worse) and in a Lacrimosa which all but dragged its feet, but certainly in the broadcast detail was always clear (so clear that we could hear the noise of the chorus occasionally retaking their seats).
The pianist will also play his transcription of the Lacrimosa from Mozart's Requiem.
Die beeldmateriaal van Die Skepping herinner eerder aan die kunstige visuele insetsels van Terence Malick se fliek The Tree of Life (2011), spesifiek na "the formation scene"--let op die ooreenkoms tussen die onderwerpe--waar "Lacrimosa" uit Preisner se Requiem (toevallig?) die beelde vergesel.
Para mediados del siglo XVIII, el espectaculo teatral se conformaba por una obra lacrimosa o de magia, acompanado por presentaciones de diversa naturaleza escenica.