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Chant d'Amour

Dear Friends,

For this Sunday's offertory, Cheryl and I will play Chant d'Amour by James Robert Gillette. Gillette was an American composer from the mid-nineteenth century. He was known as a great proponent of concert band music, and wrote numerous symphonies tailored for such orchestration. Gillette's music is stylistic of the period, but not limited to any single genre. His Chant d'Amour, for example, was greatly influenced by European salon music, rather than the domestic trends which dominated his orchestral works.


Enjoy the music and stay well!


David

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