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Adagios for Organ

Edited by Rollin Smith. Masterworks; Organ - Method or Collection. Dover Edition. Masterwork. Collection. 128 pages. Dover Publications #06-457346. Published by Dover Publications (AP.6-457346).

Item Number: AP.6-457346

ISBN 9780486457346. English.

Suitable for intermediate and experienced organists, this appealing collection features 43 organ works in slow tempo. Its tremendous variety includes pieces by such celebrated composers for organ as J. S. Bach, Guilmant, Vierne, and Widor, as well as works by Brahms, Couperin, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schumann, Saint-Saens, and others.

  • Adagio   Performed by Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni
  • Priere, Op. 64, No. 5  Performed by Charles-Valentin Alkan
  • Hark! A Voice Saith, All Are Mortal, BWV 643  Performed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Three Versets, Op. 34: Recit de Flete harmonique de 4; Verset pour tous les fonds et un Nazard; ChÏur de Voix humaine  Performed by Edouard Batiste
  • Oriental Sketch No. 2 in F Minor  Performed by Arthur Bird
  • Adagietto, Op. 16, No. 11  Performed by Leon Boellmann
  • Adagio non troppo, Op. 14, No. 8  Performed by Alexandre-P.-F. Boely
  • Preludio  Performed by Giovanni Bolzoni
  • Ah, Holy Jesus, Op. 122, No. 2  Performed by Johannes Brahms
  • Elegy  Performed by George Whitefield Chadwick
  • Sarabande  Performed by Louis Couperin
  • Solemn Melody  Performed by H. Walford Davies
  • Meditation  Performed by Gabriel Dupont
  • Antiphon III, "I am black, but comely, Op. 18", No. 3  Performed by Marcel Dupre
  • Adagio from Fantaisie in C Major, Op. 16  Performed by Cesar Auguste Franck
  • Aria from Orfeo ed Euridice  Performed by Christoph Willibald Von Gluck
  • Meditation from Sonata No. 6, Op. 86; Adagio from Sonata No. 6, Op. 86  Performed by Felix Alexandre Guilmant
  • Largo from Xerxes  Performed by George Frideric Handel
  • Largo from Symphonic Fantasy for the Aeolian Organ  Performed by Victor Herbert
  • Do With Me, God, According To Your Goodness, Op. 78, No. 13  Performed by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
  • At the Grave of Richard Wagner  Performed by Franz Liszt
  • Adagio from Concerto for Oboe in D Minor  Performed by Allesandro Marcello
  • Adagio from Sonata in F Minor, Op. 65, No. 1  Performed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
  • Trio in Canon from Orgelschule, Op. 177  Performed by Gustav Adolf Merkel
  • Adagio, K. 356  Performed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Offertoire  Performed by Georges Poniridy
  • Melodia, Op. 50, No. 11  Performed by Max Reger
  • Adagio from Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78  Performed by Camille Saint-Saens
  • Prelude  Performed by Gustave Samazeuilh
  • Canon in B Major, Op. 56, No. 6  Performed by Robert Schumann
  • In Summer  Performed by Charles Albert Stebbins
  • Trio on "O Sacred Head Surrounded," from Six Chorale Trios, Op. 7, No. 1  Performed by Gustav Adolph Thomas
  • Larghetto from Dix Pieces en style libre, Op. 21  Performed by Charles Tournemire
  • Prelude Funebre, Op. 4  Performed by Louis Vierne
  • Largo from Concerto in Bb Major, La Stravaganza, Op. 4, No. 1  Performed by Antonio Vivaldi
  • Larghetto from Voluntary in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 9  Performed by Samuel Wesley
  • Larghetto in F# Minor  Performed by Samuel Sebastian Wesley
  • Adagio from Symphonie No. 5, Op. 42-1  Performed by Charles Marie Widor
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  • October 30, 2015 "Performed By"?

    Just purchased this large collection of adagios, mainly for one piece for which I was looking. But unless the "song list" descriptions are in error, can't wait to hear performances by so many masters who have been dead for centuries.

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