Prelude and Fugue for Organ, Op. 16, No. 3

Clara Schumann was well-known as a pianist and interpreter of Romantic piano literature, including the music of her husband Robert Schumann and longtime friend, Johannes Brahms. This work, from a set of three keyboard works, is a well-crafted prelude and fugue from...

Prelude for Organ in F Major

This is the newly recovered wedding recessional that Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847) wrote for her own wedding in 1829. A stately march, it alternates between sections of full chords and imitative sections. Fanny is quickly becoming one of the best-known woman...

Organ Music by Women Composers before 1800

Women have been composing organ music for at least five centuries. This volume contains some of the earliest known organ music by women composers, including Conditor Alme, written by a Spanish nun, Gracia Baptista, c. 1557. Caterina Assandra was an Italian nun active...

Mexican Composers for the Organ, Vol. I

Well-known performer James Welch has edited this volume of some of Mexico’s finest organ music. Volume 1 includes works by Ramón Noble. Toccatina is flashy, yet moderately easy. La Bamba from “Triptico Mexicano” is a fun piece that features the...