2011 – for Organ (12:00)

PERUSAL SCORE

II. Toccata


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II. Toccata:

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Aaron Tan, Organ


NOTES

This work was commissioned by my dear friend Matthew Hall (and the Church of Our Savior in Brookline, where he served as organist at the time) for Easter services in the spring of 2011. In the dark and ominous Prelude, I set the chant line accompanying the text “Terra tremuit” as a cantus firmus; the tension of the Prelude bubbles over into the effervescent and (hopefully!) redemptive Toccata.

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PERFORMANCES

April 2011
Church of Our Savior, Brookline, Massachusetts
Matthew Hall, Organ

April 2011 (“Toccata” only)
Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Aaron Tan, Organ


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