Organ Technique: Modern and Early
ISBN 10: 0136398731 / 0-13-639873-1
ISBN 13: 9780136398738
Publisher: Prentice Hall College Div
Publication Date: 1992
The authors' new approach to learning two playing techniques offers a systematic method for mastering the modern, legato technique needed for organ music composed after 1750, as well as an articulated technique for earlier works. The authors also present useful information on accompanying anthems and solos and on adapting piano and orchestral accompaniments to the organ.
This systematic approach to organ technique focuses on a modern legato technique for organ music composed after 1750, and an early technique for works written before that date.
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Key Benefit: This systematic approach to organ technique focuses on a modern legato technique for organ music composed after 1750, and an early technique for works written before that date. Key Topics: Provides an overview of the principal schools of organ performance— their instruments, composers, and repertory. Includes 140 exercises for mastering early and modern techniques. Contains a wide selection of attractive organ pieces—ranging from the Renaissance to the late 20th century. Gives detailed guidance for hymn playing and accompanying anthems and solos. Discusses the new techniques found in avant-garde music and presents exercises for mastering them.
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