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Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing

Item Number: 00-GCMR02869
Format: Choral Octavo
Voicing: SATB divisi, a cappella

by Herbert Howells

British composer, Herbert Howells, was asked 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 motetwas completed the following spring, and was first performed November 22, 1964 – the first anniversary of Kennedy’s death – by the Choir of the Cathedral of St George from Kingston, Ontario.

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