By Marcel Dupre
Organ Sheet Music
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Seventy-Nine Chorales for the Organ, Op. 28 by Marcel Dupre (1886-1971). For orchestra. Masterworks; Organ - Method or Collection. Belwin Edition (H.W. Gray). 20th Century and Classical Period. Collection. Introductory text. 120 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.GB00195).
ISBN 0769241956. With introductory text. 20th Century and Classical Period. 9x12 inches.
This book contains 79 easy Chorales for organ written on the melodies of the 79 old Chorales which Bach used in his Chorale Preludes. It is needless to say the scheme has not been to give another version of the Bach Chorales. The object of the present book is merely educational. It has been conceived with a view to making the student familiar with the magnificent melodies of the Chorales, in the earlier stages of his work, and to prepare him the better for the study of the Chorales, which are too difficult for beginners.
Location: from Moorestown, NJ
June 9, 2011
This should be in every organists library. They serve as wonderful learning pieces for beginning organists. Dupre has also done us the favor of fingering and pedaling every note. That way students also get a sense of how learn better fingerings. However, this book is not only useful for students....
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Location: from CA