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Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing

Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing

By 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.

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Series: Alfred Archive Edition: H. W. Gray Publications
Composed by: Herbert Howells
Ensemble: Choir
Voicing: SATB divisi, a cappella
Format: Choral Octavo
Page Count: 24
Item Number: 00-GCMR02869
UPC: 029156043747

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