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Benedictus for Organ

By Alec Rowley

Composed by Alec Rowley (1892-1958). Music Sales America. Sacred. 4 pages. Novello & Co Ltd. #NOV590130. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (HL.14000702).

Item Number: HL.14000702

ISBN 148033488X. 8.5x11 inches.

Composition dating from 1931.

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  • 5

    Independence MO
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  • 2013-09-07 00:00:00.0 Benedictus by Alec Rowley

    This organ piece is one of the most moving works for church or concert ever composed. It is deeply spiritual and requires careful attention to achieve the overall effect desired by the composer. It cannot be learned on Saturday night for the following morning. I love this work and have...

    been playing it for almost 40 years for worship preludes, weddings, and yes, for memorial services, too. Rowley was inspired by two lines of writ by the well-known poet, Christina Rossetti: "I bring refreshment; I bring calm and ease." You will not regret investing in this piece and learning to perform if over and over.

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