Designed for undergraduate and graduate music courses in organ; piano playing a prerequisite.
Based on the author's 35 years of organ teaching and years of research as a musicologist, this reputable and well-documented text provides the musical and technical foundation necessary for mastering the art of organ playing.
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Book Description Pearson, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0132075318
Book Description Pearson, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110132075318
Book Description Prentice Hall. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0132075318 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0049996
Book Description Pearson, 1995. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. Introduction, The Organ, Registration. Introduction. The organ. General description. Classes of pipes. Qualities of tone color. Mutation stops. Mixture stops. Registration. Germany in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. France in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Italy in the seventeenth century. Germany in the nineteenth century. France in the nineteenth century. United States in the twentieth century. Use of the swell pedal and crescendo pedal. II. An Outline of Study for the Beginning Organist. III. Manual Technique, Manual Exercises, Part Playing. Manual technique. Position at the console. Manual exercises. Attack and release. Legato and detached notes. Finger extension. Finger independence. Finger substitution. Glissando. Finger crossing. Part playing. IV. Learning Techniques and Compositions for Manuals. Learning techniques. Practicing. Fingering. Touch. Accents. Memorizing. Compositions for manuals. V. Pedal Technique and Pedal Exercises. Pedal technique. Position at the console. Practice techniques. Pedal exercises. Attack and release. Intervals within the compass of a fifth. Each foot moves the interval of a second. Each foot moves the interval of a third. Heel and toe pedal substitution. Each foot moves the interval of a fourth. Each foot moves the interval of a fifth. Each foot moves the interval of a sixth. Exercises based on pedal parts in compositions by J.S. Bach. Pedal glissando. Two- plane pedaling. Advanced pedal substitution. Alternate toe in wide intervals. Heel and toe in wide intervals. Broken chords. Pedal exercitum BWV 598, J.S. Bach. Double notes. Chords. VI. Studies and Compositions for Manuals and Pedal. VII. Performance Practice. Ornamentation. Spain. Italy. England. France. Germany. Ornaments. Embellishment of sixteenth-century music. Notes Inegales. Fingering. Sixteenth century. Seventeenth century. Eighteenth century. Touch. Legato. Nonlegato. Staccato. Phrasing. Articulation. Affektenlehre (Doctrine of Affections). Tempo Rubato. Style and Interpretation. VIII. Service Playing. Service playing. Hymn playing. Adapting piano accompaniments. A supplementary list of easier service music. IX. Scales for Manuals and Pedals. Practice techniques. Appendices. A: Graded course in organ playing. B: Organ specifications. C: Organ music of the renaissance and baroque. D: Bibliography. E: Glossary. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0132075318