A style that relies upon counterpoint, or the interplay of two or more motifs, the fugue has captivated listeners for centuries. Assembled by noted organ scholar and performer Rollin Smith, here is a sampling of the world's most magnificent fugues for organ from the genre's most gifted masters. This ... read more
Three Preludes and Fugues and Other Works for Organ by Marcel Duprť, Rollin Smith This compilation features some of Dupré's most popular pieces, including 3 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 7; Scherzo, Op. 16; and Les vêpres du Commun des Fêtes de la Sainte Vierge, Op. 18.
Organ Works by Dietrich Buxtehude Collection of complete organ works consists of 78 organ pieces, including 5 toccatas, 16 preludes, 3 fugues, and 3 chaconnes, plus numerous chorales. Reprinted from the authoritative Breitkopf & Härtel edition.
French NoŽls for Organ by Louis-Claude Daquin, Francis A. Davis Treasury of noëls, or carols, by three renowned 18th-century French organ composers. Features 12 pieces by Louis-Claude Daquin, 26 pieces by Jean-François Dandrieu, and 2 suites by Claude-Bénigne Balbastre. Features lay-flat sewn binding.
Organ Music for the Christmas Season by Rollin Smith Features familiar seasonal works together with rare Christmas music. Contents include Daquin, "Noël X" (with Finale by Marcel Dupré); Dupré, "Il est né le divin enfant"; Maleingreau, "Symphonie de Noël"; Reger, "Weihnachten"; plus 9 others.
A style that relies upon counterpoint, or the interplay of two or more motifs, the fugue has captivated listeners for centuries. Assembled by noted organ scholar and performer Rollin Smith, here is a sampling of the world's most magnificent fugues for organ from the genre's most gifted masters. This original collection features a vast repertoire of pieces from the fugue's heyday in the Baroque period, as well as other important eras. An essential compendium for musicians, music students and teachers.
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