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Henry Purcell: Organ Album: Organ

Instrumental Album | Sheet Music & Songbooks
Instrumentation Organ
Composer Henry Purcell
Publisher Oxford University Press

This is a marvellous collection of pieces by Henry Purcell newly arranged for the Organ by concert organist Martin Setchell. Purcell's music is perfectly suited to the Organ, and a number of his pieces have long been popular with players. This volume brings together a range of well-known pieces - trumpet tunes, the Rondeau from Abdelazer, Dido's Lament, and movements from The Fairy Queen - and combines these with a wonderful selection of lesser-known pieces from across Purcell's work. There are sprightly tunes and hornpipes from the stage works, lovely reflective songs and airs, and a wide range of dances and chaconnes. The result is a set of pieces with wise and varied church and concert use, perfectly accessible to intermediate players, and making a valuable addition to any organist's repertoire.

Martin Setchell is Associate Professor of Music, University Organist, and tutor in Organ at the University of Canterbury, School Of Music, New Zealand. He combines his university teaching and research career with a busy and international schedule of recitals and concerts as soloist, accompanist, and continuo player on Organ and Harpsichord.

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Product Format Instrumental Album
Pages 64
ISBN 9780193365698
Edition Number 9780193365698
Catalog No. OUP9780193365698
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  1. 110th Street Rhumba
  2. Afternoon Of A Black Faun
  3. American Nocturne
  4. Berceuse
  5. Blue Moonlight
  6. The Cocktail Suite: Old-Fashioned
  7. The Cocktail Suite: Champagne
  8. The Cocktail Suite: Bacardi
  9. The Cocktail Suite: Manhattan
  10. Jazz Nocturne
  11. Night Sky
  12. Rockette
  13. Scherzette
  14. Serenade To A Skyscraper
  15. Swanee River
  16. Syncopated Love Song
  17. Three Compositions For The Piano: At The Fountain
  18. Three Compositions For The Piano: Midnight In Gramercy Square
  19. Three Compositions For The Piano: Swamp-Bird
  20. Ho Hum!
  21. Have You Forgotten?
  22. Whistling In The Dark
  23. My Silent Love
  24. You Oughta Be In Pictures
  25. The Night Is Young When You’re So Beautiful
  26. Yours For A Song
  27. This Changing World

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Confirmed purchase: 03 February 2017
Published on: 22 February 2017
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