Organ Literature: Historical Survey

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Scarecrow Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Business & Economics - 398 pages
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Volume I is a basic textbook on the development of pipe organ composition in geographically diverse schools. Its nineteen chapters include charts of organ composers and a historical background of contemporary events and figures for each organ composition school. Volume II gives biographical sketches of organ composers and an alphabetical list of each composer's works (including pagination in the major organ music anthologies), publisher, catalog number, and copyright date. A directory of organ music publishers is also provided. --from publisher description
  

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Contents

Tablatures Manuscripts and Earliest Published Organ Music in Western Europe 1300 1600
1
Italy 1350 1650
21
England and The Netherlands 1475 1650
38
Spain and Portugal 1500 1600
53
North German School 1600 1725
61
South German School 1600 1775
78
Middle German School 1600 1750
89
Bach 1685 1750
96
France 1800 1900
197
Germany and Austria Since 1900
211
France Since 1900
228
Great Britain and Canada Since 1900
244
Other European Schools of Organ Composition since 1800
257
Organ Music in the United States 1700 1994
283
Organ Works of Bach
307
Pagination of Bach Organ Works
310

Classical French Organ School 1600 1800
125
England 1650 1800
143
Spain Portugal and Italy 1600 1800
156
Germany After Bach 1725 1800
167
Germany and England 1800 1900
175
Bibliography
328
Index
364
About the Author
392
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