That sort of "reverence" is bound to obliterate all the peculiarities of the particular, non-typical composition.
Difference between typical and non-typical parts transient, 501.
c.1600, "symbolic, emblematic," from Medieval Latin typicalis "symbolic," from Late Latin typicus "of or pertaining to a type," from Greek typikos, from typos "impression" (see type (n.)). Sense of "characteristic" is first recorded 1850. Related: Typically.