Anthology Of 18th-century English Organ Music - Volume 1

Books | Organ

Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
This four-volume anthology contains a sparkling selection of pieces and represents all the major composers of the period. It includes pieces in all the main genres, with Cornet and Trumpet Voluntaries, Echo Voluntaries, fugal works with slow introductions, and Full Voluntaries; as such, the collection offers a wide range of attractive music suitable for both church and recital use.

Each volume contains an extended Introduction, with information on instruments of the period, registration, ornamentation, and notes on the composers. An important feature of the collection is an editorial realization of the cadenzas which occur at key points in some of the pieces; these complete the works and demonstrate how they would have been performed at the time.

With extended historical information and a wonderful array of pieces carefully edited from original sources, this is a major collection that will be of interest to organists of all abilities.
ISBN: 9780193389199
Published on: 18 July 2013
No of pages: 64
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9780193389199

      Anthology Of 18th-century English Organ Music - Volume 1 reviews verified by reevooReevoo

      Quality of content
      Value for money
      Overall rating
      Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
      9 out of 10


      Exeter GB amateur organist
      Some very good interesting pieces. Not too difficult to play and suitable for all sizes of organ. A good selection of music.
      None really. I might have chosen one ot two different pieces, but these may well come later in the series.
      Confirmed purchase: 02 December 2013
      Published on: 24 June 2014