The Oxford Book of Funeral and Memorial Music for Organ

The Oxford Book of Funeral and Memorial Music for Organ

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This is a collection of practical repertoire for church organists playing at funerals and memorial services. Covering a broad range of music for players of intermediate ability, it includes hymn preludes and newly commissioned arrangements, and constantly requested pieces by J.S. Bach, Dvorak, Elgar, Handel, Mendelssohn, Satie, and Rutter, among others. The result is a comprehensive, thoughtful, and welcome resource for working organists.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 64 pages
  • 232 x 311mm
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193401193
  • 9780193401198

About Julian Elloway

Julian Elloway studied piano at the Guildhall School of Music and subsequently specialized in piano accompaniment with Paul Hamburger. After university he worked in Brighton as a choir conductor and repetiteur, especially with the University of Sussex Choir, New Sussex Opera and Brighton Festival Chorus, and as Director of Music at St Paul's, West Street, Brighton. He then became Music Editor at OUP. He now works as a freelance musician and music
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Table of contents

A Grand Dirge ; Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf BWV 617 ; Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin BWV 616 ; Nun danket alle Gott BWV 657 ; Sonatina from Cantata Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit 'Actus Tragicus' BWV 106 ; Sinfonia from Cantata Ich steh' mit einem Fuss im Grabe BWV 156 ; How lovely are thy dwellings from Deutsches Requiem ; Largo from Symphony No. 9 'New World' ; Nimrod from Enigma Variations ; Pavane pour une infante defunte ; I know that my Redeemer liveth from Messiah ; Ombra mai fu from Serse ; O rest in the Lord from Elijah ; Lux aeterna from Requiem ; Gymnopedie no. 1 ; Andante con moto from Quartet in D minor Op. post. 'Death and the maiden' ; Bist du bei mir from 1725 Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook ; Berceuse Op. 31 No. 19 ; Folk Tune
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