A Jongen Organ Album

A Jongen Organ Album

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11 pieces, many of which were previously unpublished, by the leading figure in Belgian music in the first half of the twentieth century.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 56 pages
  • 231 x 311 x 5mm | 234g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193754940
  • 9780193754942
  • 1,308,337

Table of contents

Piece pour grand orgue ; Prelude elegiaque ; Pensee d'automne ; Petite Piece ; Andante Cantabile ; Petit Prelude ; Scherzetto ; Priere ; Improvisation-Pastorale ; Gaudeamus: Verset pour la fete de l'Assomption ; Prelude et fugueshow more

Review quote

For anyone who has not experienced the delights of Jongen this is a very attractive issue. * The Organ, February 98 *show more

About Joseph Jongen

Joseph Jongen was born in Liege, Belgium. and studied at the Liege Conservatoire. In 1897, he won the prestigious Grande Prix de Rome which allowed him to travel to Italy, Germany and France. In 1902, he returned to his native land, and in the following year he was named a professor of harmony and counterpoint at the Conservatoire. With the outbreak of World War I, he and his family moved to England where he founded a piano quartet. When peace returned, he came back to Belgium and from 1925 until 1929, he served as director of the Royal Conservatoire in Brussels.show more

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