Easy Organ Classics

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Beginning and intermediate organists can sample a wide variety of composers and styles with this excellent collection. Ranging from Palestrina's 16th-century Ricercare to latter-day works such as Sigfrid Karg-Elert's Improvisation on "Nearer, My God, to Thee," it spans more than four centuries of music.
Selected from authoritative sources by musicologist and organist Rollin Smith, this compilation features such famous works as J. S. Bach's Pastorale, BWV 590; Couperin's ...
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Overview


Beginning and intermediate organists can sample a wide variety of composers and styles with this excellent collection. Ranging from Palestrina's 16th-century Ricercare to latter-day works such as Sigfrid Karg-Elert's Improvisation on "Nearer, My God, to Thee," it spans more than four centuries of music.
Selected from authoritative sources by musicologist and organist Rollin Smith, this compilation features such famous works as J. S. Bach's Pastorale, BWV 590; Couperin's Chaconne in F; and Handel's Concerto No. 13, "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale." Other well-known selections include compositions by Brahms, Gounod, Haydn, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Vierne, and Widor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486449579
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/23/2006
  • Series: Dover Music for Organ Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,269,872
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Bach, Johann Sebastian Pastorale, BWV 590
Brahms, Johannes O World, I E'en Must Leave Thee, Op. 122, No. 11
Chaumont, Lambert Voix Humaine in the First Tone, Op. 2
  Trio par Contrefugue in the Sixth Tone, Op. 1
Couperin, Louis Chacone in F Major
Dandrieu, Jean-François Offertoire for Easter on O Filii et Filiœ
Foote, Arthur Cantilène
Franck, César Andantino in G Minor
  Offertoire in G Minor
Gounod, Charles Offertorium
  Communion
Handel, George Frideric Prelude and Fugue
  Concerto No. 13, The Cuckoo and the Nightingale
Haydn, Franz Joseph Andantino
Jongen, Joseph Choral, Op. 37, No. 4
Karg-Elert, Sigfrid Improvisation on "Nearer, My God, to Thee"
Krebs, Johann Ludwig O God! Hear My Sighs
Lefébure-Wély, Louis-A. J. Verset in F Major
Liszt, Franz Weimar's Volkslied
Mendelssohn, Felix Air with Variations
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da Ricercare
Rheinberger, Joseph Visione
Saint-Saëns, Camille Improvisation, Op. 105, No. 3
Thomas, Ambroise Offertoire in C Major
Vierne, Louis Arabesque, Op. 31, No. 15
Ward, John Ayre
Widor, Charles-Marie Méditation, Symphonie No. 1
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