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Eternal Light - A Requiem by Howard Goodall (composed in 2008)

Location: Arizona, USA
Choir type: Choirs with Religious Affiliation
Voicing: Mixed
Catalina United Methodist Church Lenten Music
 
You are cordially invited to our Palm Sunday Special Music
"Eternal Light – A Requiem" by Howard Goodall
 
Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 9:30 a.m & 11:00 am services.
 
            “….Eternal Light: A Requiem is intended to provide solace to the grieving, reflecting on the words of the Latin Mass by juxtaposing them with poems in English.  For me, a modern Requiem is one that acknowledges the unbearable loss and emptiness that accompanies the death of loved ones, a loss that is not easily ameliorated with platitudes about the joy awaiting us in the afterlife.  This, like Brahms’, is a Requiem for the living, addressing their suffering and endurance, a Requiem focusing on the consequences of interrupted lives.”   Howard Goodall, June 2008
 
            This production is presented by the Sanctuary choir and chamber orchestra of the Sacred Music Department at Catalina United Methodist Church, directed by Dr. Jonathan Ng.
 
2700 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson AZ 85716; (530) 327-4296; www.catalinamethodist.org
FREE-WILL OFFERING ACCEPTED & CHILD-CARE PROVIDED.
 
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