Journals Higher Education

£21.95

Paperback

Published: 24 January 2013

Difficulty: Moderately Difficult - Difficult

128 Pages | 311x232mm

ISBN: 9780193386235


Bookseller Code (MA)

Sample Material

'Every organ loft should have a copy' Church Music Quarterly

Edited by Robert Gower

The Oxford Book of Lent and Easter Organ Music

Music for Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost

Forces or Category: Organ (with pedals)

  • 34 pieces for manuals and pedals, suitable for use from Lent through to Pentecost
  • Seven brand-new commissions by important names such as David Briggs, Naji Hakim, and Francis Jackson
  • A variety of musical forms, including preludes, toccatas, fanfares, and variations
  • Covers 17th to 21st centuries, from major historic organ composers including Scheidt, Mendelssohn, and Reger, through 20th-century luminaries Harris and Leighton, to contemporary figures such as Malcolm Riley, David Bednall, and Christopher Tambling
  • Original organ compositions plus new arrangements of favourites from Handel's Messiah and J. S. Bach's St Matthew Passion
  • An index of hymn tunes, and pieces arranged in liturgical order
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