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Familiar, yet different

Last night, I attended Compline at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu which was the first time I’ve been to the service since Carl Crosier sang his last Compline service on August 14, 2011. The weekly service was discontinued in 2012, after … Continue reading

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Surround-sound Tallis

This Sunday at the 10:30 am service, the LCH choir will be singing two works by Thomas Tallis (1505-1585): “Blessed be the undefiled” and “If ye love me.” You can hear this last anthem as sung by the Cambridge Singers … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Compline

At last night’s service, officiant John Bickel wrote this beautiful bidding prayer on the eve of the Feast of St. Mary (and Carl’s last Compline): God of Joy and Music: On this night we remember Mary the mother of Christ. … Continue reading

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The Bach cantata legacy

It’s amazing (and perhaps a little sad) to think that this Sunday’s Bach Vespers service, February 20, 2011 will be the last scheduled Bach cantata (BWV 111) that Carl Crosier will conduct during his tenure as Cantor of the Lutheran … Continue reading

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