Season after Pentecost, 2023
Sinden.org will soon host The Eric Thiman Fan Page.
Who is Eric Harding Thiman (TEE-mahn) you ask? Only the greatest overlooked English composer ever. He was Professor of Harmony at the Royal Academy of Music (London) and the Organist and Director of Music at the City Temple (also London) from 1958 to 1975 (maybe?, see the need for more information?).
Some of his neo-Victorian* church music, which I find harmonically inspired and quite convincing, is already going out of print, it seems. I would like to create a fan page to compile a works list and increase general Thiman awareness.
The fan page will have a readable biography, list of anthems and organ pieces with publisher information, a list of resources, and -- hopefully -- a photograph or two (I don't think there is a photo of Thiman on the web at present).
If you would like to contribute in any way please contact me.
Here's a thought, what about a Thiman Wiki?
* Yes, I coined that term in reference to his music, and, yes, my writing is copyrighted (see bottom of this page), so, no, you can't have it. Ha! Wait until I patent peanut-butter & bacon sandwiches, then the world will be mine!
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