Take Him, Earth, for CherishingBy Herbert Howells SATB divisi, a cappella Choral Octavo Item: 00-GCMR02869
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British composer Herbert Howells was commissioned to write a piece in memoriam of President John F. Kennedy for a joint Canadian-American memorial service not long after the assassination. This piece, a motet, was completed the following spring, and was first performed November 22, 1964---the first anniversary of Kennedy's death. Useful for Good Friday services performed by advanced church choir or memorial services performed by community, collegiate, and professional choirs.