French Classical Noels and Magnificats

These Noels and Magnificats are an excellent addition to the popular genre of noels for organ. Written in the eighteenth-century Classical tradition by an unknown French composer, these short, charming pieces offer a variety of moods and many opportunities for...

Mexican Composers for the Organ, Vol. 3

This volume showcases a unique father and son combination of talents. Alfonso de ElĂ­as (1902-1984) was perhaps the last composer of the Mexican Romantic tradition. His Sonata and Interludio are examples of his characteristic chromaticism and rich harmonies. Manuel de...

Organ Works in G 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...

Figurierte Chorale for Solo Organ

Anna Amalia, Princess of Prussia (1723-1787) is an historically important royal patron of the arts and composer. Sister of Frederick the Great, she composed chamber music, Lieder, an oratorio, and these five chorale settings for organ. The thinly textured counterpoint...

Concerto I for Solo Organ

This delightful three-movement concerto fills the gap in early Classical repertoire for organists. Sirmen (1745-1818) was a multifaceted composer who studied in Venice with Giuseppe Tartini before touring Europe, first as a violinist, and then as an opera star. The...