Guilmant: Concertante and Character Pieces 2

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  • Composer: Alexandre Guilmant
  • Instrumentation: Organ
  • ISMN: 9790006535682
  • Size: 9.1 x 11.8 inches
  • Pages: 74
  • Urtext / Critical Edition


As with previous volumes - Volume VI of the Urtext Edition of Alexandre Guilmant's works presents a practical edition of selected works which have become famous in the international organ repertoire. The character pieces offer an insight into Guilmant's lively imagination and performing practice. with moderate technical demands, clarity of form, these works are ideal for both church and concert performance. Short text: Guilmant‘s eight organ sonatas are 'classics' in the French Romantic organ tradition and belong to the permanent repertoire of organists everywhere. His late organ sonatas in particular draw on the idiom of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Schumann while paying homage to the Belle Époque.

  • First Urtext edition of Guilmant's organ works
  • Well-known pieces in a practical performing edition
  • Based on the latest research
  • Detailed foreword (Ger/Eng), Critical Commentary (Ger/Eng) with list of sources


  • Première Méditation, No. 1 from Pièces dans différents styles (livraison 6), Op. 20
  • Caprice, No. 3 from Pièces dans différents styles (livraison 6), Op. 20
  • Madrigal from L'Organiste Pratique (livraison 7), Op. 52
  • Prière, No. 2 from Pièces dans différents styles (livraison 2), Op. 16
  • Fantaisie pour l'orgue, No. 5 from Pièces dans différents styles (livraison 5), Op. 19
  • Prière et Berceuse from Pièces dans différents styles pour orgue (livraison 15), Op. 71
  • Communion from Pièces dans différents styles (livraison 1), Op. 15
  • Pastorale from Pièces dans différents styles (livraison 16), Op. 72
  • Fantaisie sur deux Mélodies Anglaises, Op. 43

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