Postlude in e minor for Organ Op. 29
Organ - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Steven Monrotus. Contemporary Classical, General Worship, Repertoire, Technique Training, Recital. Score. 9 pages. Published by Steven Monrotus (S0.440819).
Item Number: S0.440819
This work was composed for an organ with 2 manuals and pedals minimum. It would make for not only effective recital and lesson material but a place could easily be found for it in the worship service where, as its name implies, it would make an effective closing postlude. This is a 4 voice fugue for full organ written in quadruple counterpoint with 3 countersubjects maintained throughout. The subject begins boldly on the 3rd scale degree and has a tail which points strongly to the dominant key, thus a real answer in the dominant is supplied. The music passes through all related keys and one unrelated key (g minor), and all 3 countersubjects take turns entering in the bass. Episodes are of uniform length and constructed upon fragments of the subject, countersubjects, their inversions, and by means of sequences. During these episodes only the 2 inner voices (alto and tenor) continue to move. The closing cadence is approached using a trill and anticipation of the tonic note in the right hand over a dominant pedal point, and the work ends with great finality in 5 voices with a Picardy 3rd in the final chord. Additional stops and couplers may be added for this coda with fine effect. In this work the stretch for the hands is kept at an octave or less. Registration suggestions along with indications for hand division are included with the score. Length: 99 measures. Duration: 3:12. Composers Bio page: OrganBench.com.
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