Toccata (Deo Gratias)
by Richard Keys Biggs,
reprint of original edition from McLaughlin & Reilly Co, 1942
This is a new printing of the original edition on sturdy, acid-free paper. We include a photo and autograph reproduction. 12 pages. Highest
quality guaranteed. Size of music is
9.5" x 12.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
Richard Keys Biggs (1886–1962) was
organist-choirmaster at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Hollywood, California, and was a prominent teacher, notably of
Anthony Newman. His Toccata, based on the response to “Go, the Mass is ended” at the conclusion of the Mass. The fast,
exciting notes of the right hand fit well under the hands. The piece is dedicated to David Craighead (1924–2012), who at the time,
June 1, 1942, had performed at Blessed Sacrament while a student of Clarence Mader. Moderate.