Favourite Organ Music Book 2: Five Concert Pieces

Favourite Organ Music Book 2: Five Concert Pieces

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Audiences and performers alike will find these five pieces great fun. Lefebure-Wely's music is always colourful, sometimes playfully sentimental, sometimes jauntily vulgar, and never dull. The volume includes the composer's best-known pieces."show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 48 pages
  • 231 x 311 x 3mm | 190g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193755289
  • 9780193755284
  • 2,015,220

Review quote

Beautiful to handle with charming matte laminated covers, attractive typography, and music set out in the clearest way possible, these editions retain the composer's French directions and assist the player with a clearly set-out glossary of the registration terminology at the back of each book, along with an informative Editor's note at the back of each as well . . . If you don't know, or believe you couldn't play, either of the two Sorties, in B flat and E flat, then let me urge you to try. As you might expect, they are expertly written for the instrument, have some juicy harmonic changes at the climaxes, and the notes fit the fingers well - by no means the hardest organ music to be found! Above all they possess a totally irresistible joie de vivre, and make an instant impact on the listener. The congregation will queue in droves to ask you what it was and demand you play it again. * Keyboard Review *show more

Table of contents

Andante ('The Nuns' Chorus') ; Morceau pouvent servir a une Messe de mariage ; Sortie in B flat ; Sortie in E flat ; March in E flatshow more

About Louis Lefebure-Wely

David Sanger (1947-2010) studied organ at the Royal Academy of Music. For 20 years he was organist and choirmaster at St Laurence Church in Catford. He won the St Albans and Kiel international organ competitions, and these successes launchaed d a busy recital career both in the UK and across Europe and the United States. David Sanger taught at the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music, Birmingham Conservatoire, and the Royal Danish Academy of Music. He made many acclaimed recordings and was president of the Royal College of Organists.show more