Adagios for Organ (Dover Music for Organ)

By: Smith, Rollin [editor]

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New paperback book copy: Adagios for Organ edited by Rollin Smith. From the back cover: Intermediate and experienced organists will prize this appealing original collection of organ works in slow tempo. Its 43 adagios range from the Baroque era to modern times, offering a tremendous variety of pieces for public and private performance. Dover (2007) original publication. 128 pages. 9 x 12 inches, 31 cm. List price 12.95.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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Intermediate and experienced organists will prize this appealing original collection of organ works in slow tempo. Its forty-three adagios range from the Baroque era to modern times, offering a tremendous variety of pieces for public and private performance.
Highlights include works by such celebrated composers for organ as Johann Sebastian Bach ("Hark A Voice Saith, All Are Mortal," BWV 643), Alexandre Guilmant (M ditation and Adagio, from Sonata No. 6, Op. 86), Louis Vierne (Pr lude Fun bre, Op. 4), and Charles-Marie Widor (Adagio from Symphonie No. 5, Op. 42-1). Other pieces include the popular Largo from Handel's 1738 opera, Xerxes; Liszt's tribute to his friend, "At the Grave of Richard Wagner"; and pieces by Brahms, Couperin, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schumann, Saint-Sa ns, and others. Editor Rollin Smith provides notes on the music, with background information on each piece.

Title: Adagios for Organ (Dover Music for Organ)

Author/Composer: Smith, Rollin [editor]

Categories: Organ Repertoire,

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2007-06-26

ISBN Number: 0486457346

ISBN Number 13: 9780486457345

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 011713

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