Organ, B-flat instrument or C instrument or viola, horn, bassoon/english horn, clarinet - Intermediate
Composed by Cesar Auguste Franck, Charles E. Callahan Jr., Gaston M. Déthier, and Louis Vierne. Arranged by Cesar Auguste Franck. Instrumental Solo, Flexible Instrumental Solo Collection, Classical Transcription. Instrumental part. MorningStar Music Publishers #20-974. Published by MorningStar Music Publishers (MN.20-974).
Beautiful pieces for Organ and solo instrument by three Romantic-era composers
Andante Grazioso is by the great Belgian-American organist and composer Gaston M. Déthier, Professor of Piano and Organ at the Julliard School of Music in New York City. It is typical of his romantic, lyrical style and was first published in 1899 as an organ solo.
Instrumental Parts included: Flute/Oboe/Violin; Viola; Clarinet in Bb
Legende, Opus 5, No. 2, was composed by Vierne as the second of two pieces for piano and cello or viola. It was first published in 1895.
Instrumental Parts included: Flute/Oboe/Violin; Viola; Clarinet in Bb; Horn in F/English Horn
Prelude in G by Franck, is in his earlier style, and may have been discovered among his manuscripts some time after his death. It was published only thirty-two years later, in 1922. Originally titled Piece for Oboe and Piano, this charming and lyrical work is all but unknown. Its pure texture, range of but a tenth, and the absence of significant technical difficulties make it well suited for performance by either a young musician or an experienced artist. The tessitura lends itself to several instrumental possibilities – violin, viola, flute, oboe, or clarinet – all of which would be lovely and suitable choices.
All dynamic marking and phrasing is by the composer. The solo part has not been altered. The organ accompaniment, adapted by the editor, may be performed with or without pedals.
Instrumental Parts included: Flute/Oboe/Violin/Viola; Clarinet in Bb; Clarinet in A.