Score & video. The Gloria is in my TOP THREE Dirksen pieces. Less than three minutes long, it opens with a liturgical joke and ends with an explosive Amen. Note his tempo!
D No: 330
Text - Author or Scripture: 1928 texts
Performing Forces: two voices
Date Published: HWG 60
Date of Composition: 1956
Notes: Two voices, high and low, and organ. Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus/Benedictus and Agnus Dei. A Trisagion was composed for this service in 1990.
Categorized as: 300 Canticles & Liturgies Published Works
Tagged as: Eucharist setting, liturgy, mens voices, service, trebles, unison choir