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The Oxford Book of Ceremonial Music for Organ, Book 2

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Composed by Miscellaneous. Organ (Solo). 144 pages. Oxford University Press #9780193528369. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193528369).

Item Number: OU.9780193528369

ISBN 9780193528369. 12 x 9 inches.

The second Oxford Book of Ceremonial Music for Organ is a practical collection of repertoire covering a wide range of uses, from formal public events to more private occasions. The music is stylistically varied, encompassing both flamboyant extravagance and restrained solemnity. Selected with players of intermediate to advanced ability in mind, the collection includes established favourites and attractive new arrangements of well-known works, alongside newly commissioned pieces.

  • 25 ceremonial pieces for manuals and pedals, in a variety of musical forms, suitable for use at services throughout the church's year or as recital repertoire
  • Original music for the instrument, spanning the seventeenth century to the present day, including compositions by J. S. Bach, Gigout, Hurford, Francis Jackson, Jongen, Reger, and Whitlock, plus commissions from Gabriel Jackson and George McPhee
  • Arrangements of well-known works, including movements from Debussy's Suite bergamasque, Elgar's Spirit of England, Handel's Almira, Kodaly's
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  • nos, and Ireland's Downland Suite, plus Sousa's Washington Post March
  • First publication of York Bowen's Wedding March alongside significant rediscoveries of organ repertoire by John Cook, Ernest Farrar, and Humphrey John Stewart

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