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144 Pages | 311x232mm

ISBN: 9780193528369

Robert Gower

The Oxford Book of Ceremonial Music for Organ, Book 2

  • 25 ceremonial pieces for manuals and pedals, suitable for use at services throughout the church's year or as recital repertoire
  • Original music for the instrument, spanning the seventeenth century to the present day, including compositions by J. S. Bach, Gigout, Hurford, Francis Jackson, Jongen, Reger, and Whitlock, plus commissions from Gabriel Jackson and George McPhee
  • Arrangements of well-known works, including movements from Debussy's Suite bergamasque, Elgar's Spirit of England, Handel's Almira, Kodaly's Háry János, and Ireland's Downland Suite, plus Sousa's Washington Post March
  • Significant rediscoveries of organ repertoire by York Bowen, John Cook, Ernest Farrar, and Humphrey John Stewart
  • A variety of musical forms, including preludes, fugues, elegies, and marches