1971 Lalo Schifrin – Rock Requiem

Rock Requiem (subtitled For the Dead in the Southeast Asia War) is an album by Argentine composer, pianist and conductor Lalo Schifrin recorded in 1971 and released on the Verve label

Lalo Schifrin (born Boris Claudio Schifrin, June 21, 1932) is an Argentine pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. He is best known for his large body of film and TV scores since the 1950s, including the “Theme from Mission: Impossible” and “Enter the Dragon”. He has received four Grammy Awards and six Oscar nominations. Associated with the jazz music genre, Schifrin is also noted for work with Clint Eastwood in the late 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, particularly the Dirty Harry films.


1  The Procession (Lalo Schifrin) 4:21
2  Introit (Lalo Schifrin) 3:01
3  Kyrie Eleison (Lalo Schifrin) 4:51
4  Gradual (Lalo Schifrin) 3:28
5  Tract (Lalo Schifrin) 2:46
6  Offertory Verse (Lalo Schifrin) 3:29
7  Sanctus Benedictus (Lalo Schifrin) 3:46
8  Agnus Dei (Lalo Schifrin) 4:25
9  Final Prayer (Lalo Schifrin) 6:04



Bass Max Bennett
Drums Ron Tutt
Guitar Dennis Budimir
Guitar Howard Roberts
Organ Larry Knechtel
Bassoon Don Christlieb
Bassoon Jack Marsh
Flute Tom Scott
French Horn David Duke
French Horn George Price
Oboe John Ellis
Oboe William Chris
Sax Tom Scott
Trombone Dick Noel
Trombone James Henderson
Trombone Lew McCreary
Trombone Milt Bernart
Trumpet Bud Brisbois
Trumpet Buddy Childers
Trumpet Ray Tiscari
Percussion Emil Richards
Percussion Kenny Watson
Percussion Larry Bunker
Percussion Bobbye Hall
Percussion King Errisson
Vocals Alexander Saint Charles

Other Musicians

2 Introit

Guitar Louis Morell

4 Gradual

Organ Mike Melvoin
Piano Ralph Grierson

5 Tract

Piano Lalo Schifrin

6 Offertory Verse

French Horn William Hinshaw
Trumpet Dalton Smith
Trumpet Warren Luening

8 Agnus Dei

French Horn William Hinshaw
Trumpet Dalton Smith
Trumpet Warren Luening

9 Final Prayer

Guitar Louie Shelton
French Horn William Hinshaw
Trumpet Dalton Smith
Trumpet Warren Luening
Percussion Joe Porcaro
Percussion Sandra Crouch

Liner Notes

Producer – Lalo Schifrin
Composed By, Arranged By, Conductor, Producer – Lalo Schifrin
Engineer – Ed Greene(2), Val Valentin
Orchestra – The Mike Curb Congregation
Recorded By – Steve Hodges

Art Direction – Saul Saget
Design (Cover) – Robert Hickson

Manufactured By – MGM Record Corporation
Copyright (c) – MGM Record Corporation
Recorded At – MGM Recording Studios
Published By – Hastings Music Corp.
Published By – Scherzo Music, Inc.