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Many Magnificats in interesting Bach Choir concert

Another interesting and imaginatively programmed concert by the Bach Choir was presented to a well-filled (but not full) St. Peter’s Church.  The first half comprised pieces composed by mainly British composers of the twentieth century (aside from the late nineteenth-century Stanford piece), while the second commemorated the three-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. John Tavener’s Magnificat Collegium Regale featured chromatic writing progressing in semitones, giving a... read more

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