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September 25, 2016

2016-09-25 Notes from the Bench

“Communion Service in G Minor” by Everett Titcomb

A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James T. Gerber, Music Associate


The first Mass setting for our Fourth Sunday Choral Eucharist this program year was written by Everett Titcomb (1884-1968), a twentieth-century American composer of sacred choral and organ music who contributed a vast number of works for the Episcopal Church. During his lifetime, he was internationally recognized as a composer of sacred music. Since his death, the various liturgical reforms that took place and changes in musical tastes have resulted in far less interest in performing Titcomb’s music.


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