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Music Notes for Trinity 25 (Veterans’ Sunday)

The composition of the Morning and Evening service in B flat major ‘went on to transform the world of Anglican church music conceptually, stylistically, and aesthetically, and would act as a central model for new generations of church composers well into the future.’ Jeremy Dibble’s analysis in his monograph, Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, Man and Musician hits the nail on the head. The Brahmsian accent, which also brought a more operatic style to church music of the late-Victorian era, was a welcome innovation. The B flat major service was written in three stages during the course of 1879 with the Benedictus being sung side by side with the Te Deum from 24 August that year and the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis were sung in the Evening.

Monica Czausz, Organ Recital

Join us for an organ recital with Monica Czausz, a native of western Massachusetts, on Sunday, April 10, at 6 pm, following Choral Evensong at 4 pm and a reception at 5 pm. Monica is the Cathedral organist at Christ Church, Houston. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in organ performance at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, where…