Posts tagged ‘Phrygian mode’

October 7, 2012

2012-10-07 Notes from the Bench

A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James Gerber, Music Associate

Two Motets by Anton Bruckner

Two weeks ago, the choirs sang the motet “Christus factus est” by Anton Bruckner. This Sunday, our devotional music during communion includes two other motets composed by Bruckner. He was a devoted Catholic who was often described as a simple and humble man, which is reflected in much of his sacred music, including today’s selections.

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